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" From a consideration of the planetary motions, we are therefore brought to the conclusion, that in consequence of an excessive heat, the solar atmosphere originally extended beyond the orbits of all the planets, and that it has successively contracted... "
The System of the World - Page 359
by Pierre Simon marquis de Laplace - 1809
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The World Machine: The First Phase; the Cosmic Mechanism

Carl Snyder - Astronomy - 1907 - 488 pages
...movements leads us to believe that, by virtue of an excessive heat, the atmosphere of the sun once extended beyond the orbits of all the planets, and that it has successively contracted up to its present limits ; this might have taken place by reason of causes...
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The World Machine: The First Phase; the Cosmic Mechanism

Carl Snyder - Astronomy - 1907 - 488 pages
...movements leads us to believe that, by virtue of an excessive heat, the atmosphere of the sun once extended beyond the orbits of all the planets, and that it has successively contracted up to its present limits ; this might have taken place by reason of causes...
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The World Machine: The First Phase; the Cosmic Mechanism

Carl Snyder - Astronomy - 1907 - 488 pages
...movements leads us to believe that, by virtue of an excessive heat, the atmosphere of the sun once extended beyond the orbits of all the planets, and that it has successively contracted up to its present limits ; this might have taken place by reason of causes...
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The Study of Stellar Evolution: An Account of Some Recent Ethods of ...

George Ellery Hale - Astrophysics - 1908 - 252 pages
...of planetary motions thus leads us to think that, as the result of excessive heat, the solar system originally extended beyond the orbits of all the planets, and that it contracted by successive steps to its present limits. In the assumed primitive condition of the Sun,...
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Pierre-Simon Laplace Philosophical Essay on Probabilities

Pierre-Simon Laplace, A.I. Dale - Mathematics - 1995 - 270 pages
...planetary motion therefore leads us to think that, on account of an excessive heat, the solar atmosphere originally extended beyond the orbits of all the planets, and that it has gradually contracted to its present limits. In the original state in which we suppose the sun to have been, it would have...
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Cosmology, Atomic Theory, Evolution: Classic Readings in the Literature of ...

William Cecil Dampier Dampier, Margaret Dampier - Science - 2003 - 275 pages
...therefore brought to the conclusion, that in consequence of an excessive heat, the solar atmosphere originally extended beyond the orbits of all the planets, and that it has successively contracted itself within its present limits. In the primitive state in which we have supposed...
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The Library of Original Sources: Volume VI (Advance in Knowledge 1650-1800)

Oliver J. Thatcher - History - 2004 - 460 pages
...therefore brought to the conclusion, that in consequence of an excessive heat, the solar atmosphere originally extended beyond the orbits of all the planets, and that it has successively contracted itself within its present limits. In the primitive state in which we have supposed...
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