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The Origin of the Earth

Naturevolume 98pages387388 (1917) | Download Citation



THIS book forms the third of a series of publications intended to “present the complete results of series of investigations which have previously appeared only in scattered articles, if published at all.” Needless to say, it is occupied mainly with a presentation of the planetesimal hypothesis, associated with the name of the author and his collaborator, Prof. F. R. Moulton. The original investigations on the planetesimal theory have perhaps been rather more scattered than most, so that an account of them in a compact and continuous form is especially welcome.

The Origin of the Earth.

By Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin. Pp. xi + 271. (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press; London: At the Cambridge University Press, 1916.) Price 6s. net.

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