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"The Nebulae and clusters of the southern heavens" Man's place in the universe; a study of the results of scientific research in relation to the unity or plurality of worlds, by Alfred R. Wallace. New York, McClure, Phillips  co., 1903. http://lccn.loc.gov/04000021

"The Nebulae and clusters of the southern heavens" Man's place in the universe; a study of the results of scientific research in relation to the unity or plurality of worlds, by Alfred R. New York, McClure, Phillips & co.

"Diagram of Steller Universe (plan)"  Man's place in the universe; a study of the results of scientific research in relation to the unity or plurality of worlds, by Alfred R. Wallace. New York, McClure, Phillips & co., 1903.

"Diagram of Steller Universe (plan)" Man's place in the universe; a study of the results of scientific research in relation to the unity or plurality of worlds, by Alfred R. New York, McClure, Phillips & co.

Alchemical Emblems, Occult Diagrams, and Memory Arts: Diagramming Dante

Over eight centuries of humanity’s evolving views of the universe, from ancient Buddhist cosmological maps to Galileo’s seminal work in astronomy to Persian celestial globes and more

Ordering the Heavens: A Visual History of Mapping the Universe

According to French philosopher René Descartes the universe operated as a continuously running machine which God had set in motion. Since he rejected Newton's theory of gravity and idea of a vacuum in space, Descartes argued that instead the u

Systema Solare et Planetarium, 1742: The central chart is a heliocentric model, including the  Includes 4 moons of Jupiter and 5 moons of Saturn. Depiction of the plurality of worlds in the upper right corner, a presentation of competing models of the solar system in the bottom right corner, an illustration of a solar eclipse in the left corner.

Systema Solare et Planetarium: From the includes side maps of Copernicus and Brahe's models

Example of use of spectroscopy "Star-studies. What we know of the universe outside the earth" 1871

Example of use of spectroscopy "Star-studies. What we know of the universe outside the earth" 1871

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color chart, 40 shades of green observed in a spring forest of beech and oak trees, gouache colors via Squidoo.

Thomas Wright, An original Theory or New Hypothesis of the Universe, 1750. Plate XXVI [i10r] 'represents a Creation of a double Construction...'. Sp Coll BD5-a.21.

Thomas Wright, Theory or New Hypothesis of the Universe, Plate XXVI 'represents a Creation of a double Construction.

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