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" If they be considered, as we have done, as small nebulae, wandering from one solar system to another, and formed by the condensation of the nebulous matter, which is diffused so profusely throughout the universe, we may conceive that when they arrive... "
The Analyst: A Monthly Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics - Page 18
1874
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The Analyst, Volumes 1-2

1874 - 490 pages
...same direction as their projected motions, and in nearly the same planes: 4. The small excentricités of the orbits of the planets and their satellites:...attracting force of our sun the inclinations of their orbiîs with respect to any plane should be distributed at random, and this accord» very well with...
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The Heavenly Bodies: Their Nature and Habitability

William Miller - 1883 - 378 pages
...from our world, and indeed from every other orb. Laplace regarded them ' as small nebulae wandering from one solar system to another, and formed by the condensation of the nebulous matter scattered with such profusion throughout the universe.' 4 And if I might venture...
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The Sidereal Messenger: A Monthly Review of Astronomy, Volume 7

1888 - 486 pages
...Considering them, as we have done, as small On the Nebular Hypothesis of La Place. 1 99 nebulae wandering from one solar system to another, and formed by the condensation of nebulous matter so profusely scattered throughout the universe, it is evident that when they arrive at that part of...
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The Library of Original Sources: Advance in knowledge, 1650-1800

Oliver Joseph Thatcher - 1907 - 484 pages
...not belong to the solar system. If they be considered, as we have done, as small nebulas, wandering from one solar system to another, and formed by the condensation of the nebulous matter, which is diffused so profusely throughout the universe, we may conceive that when...
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Cambridge Readings in the Literature of Science: Being Extracts from the ...

Sir William Cecil Dampier Dampier, Margaret Dampier Dampier - 1924 - 312 pages
...not belong to the solar system. If they be considered, as we have done, as small nebulas, wandering from one solar system to another, and formed by the condensation of the nebulous matter, which is diffused so profusely throughout the universe, we may conceive that when...
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Classics of Modern Science (Copernicus to Pasteur)

William S. Knickerbocker - 1927 - 410 pages
...not belong to the solar system. If they be considered, as we have done, as small nebulae, wandering from one solar system to another, and formed by the condensation of the nebulous matter, which is diffused so profusely throughout the universe, we may conceive that when...
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Cosmology, Atomic Theory, Evolution: Classic Readings in the Literature of ...

Sir William Cecil Dampier Dampier, Margaret Dampier - 2003 - 312 pages
...not belong to the solar system. If they be considered, as we have done, as small nebulae, wandering from one solar system to another, and formed by the condensation of the nebulous matter, which is diffused so profusely throughout the universe, we may conceive that when...
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The Library of Original Sources: Volume VI (Advance in Knowledge 1650-1800)

Oliver J. Thatcher - 2004 - 466 pages
...not belong to the solar system. If they be considered, as we have done, as small nebulae, wandering from one solar system to another, and formed by the condensation of the nebulous matter, which is diffused so profusely throughout the universe, we may conceive that when...
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