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dc.creatorHuygens, Christiaan, 1629-1695
dc.date.accessioned 2014-12-19T18:58:48Z
dc.date.available 2014-12-19T18:58:48Z
dc.date.issued 1722
dc.identifier.citation Huygens, Christiaan, 1629-1695. "The celestial worlds discover'd : or, Conjectures concerning the inhabitants, plants and productions of the worlds in the planets, Saturnis." (1722) Rice University: https://hdl.handle.net/1911/78800.
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1911/78800
dc.description Page image from bound volume which has the following bibliographic description: vi, 162 pages, 5 leaves of folded plates : illustrations ; 18 cm
dc.description.abstract Huygens created one of the first accurate pendulum clocks, which opened the door to determining equations of time directly thereby helping science involving planetary theory. He also discovered the nature of the rings of Saturn.
dc.description.abstract Translation of Kosmotheoros sive De terris coelestibus earumque ornatu conjecturae
dc.publisher Rice University
dc.rights This material is in the public domain and may be freely used.
dc.subjectAstronomy--Early works to 1800
dc.title The celestial worlds discover'd : or, Conjectures concerning the inhabitants, plants and productions of the worlds in the planets, Saturnis
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dc.date.digital 2013
dc.source.collection This volume forms part of the Woodson Research Center's History of Science book collection. Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.
dc.identifier.original PR3517 .H87
dc.identifier.digital wrc03848
dc.type.genre Book
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