Our Astronomical Column


    THE NEW COSMOGONY.—An interesting article by Dr. J. H. Jeans on “The New Outlook in Cosmogony” appears in the December number of The Nineteenth Century. “We now get the best picture of the universe,” he says, “by thinking of it as consisting of a number of sub-universes, detached from one another like islands in an ocean.”Our own star-system is one such universe—“ a very big island indeed, with the sun not far from its centre.”

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    Our Astronomical Column. Nature 117, 134 (1926). https://doi.org/10.1038/117134a0

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