Author:Camille Flammarion

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Camille Flammarion
French astronomer and author.
Camille Flammarion


  • La pluralité des mondes habités (The Plurality of Inhabited Worlds), 1862.
  • Real and Imaginary Worlds, 1865.
  • Lumen, 1867.
  • Wonderful Balloon Ascents (under pseudonym "Fulgence Marion", 1870)
  • A History of Balloons and Balloon Voyages, (under pseudonym "Fulgence Marion", 1871)
  • The Wonders of Optics, (under pseudonym "Fulgence Marion", 1871)
  • Récits de l'infini, 1872.
  • The Wonders of Vegetation, (under pseudonym "Fulgence Marion", 1874)
  • L'atmosphère: météorologie populaire, 1888.
  • Astronomie populaire, 1880. His best-selling work, it was translated into English as Popular Astronomy in 1894.
  • Les Étoiles et les Curiosités du Ciel, 1882. A supplement of the L'Astronomie Populaire works. An observer's handbook of its day.
  • Uranie, 1890.
  • La planète Mars et ses conditions d'habitabilité, 1892.
  • La Fin du Monde (The End of the World), 1893, is a science fiction novel about a comet colliding with the Earth, followed by several million years leading up to the gradual death of the planet. It has recently been brought back into print as Omega: The Last Days of the World. It was adapted into a film in 1931 by Abel Gance.
  • L'inconnu et les problèmes psychiques (published in English as: L'inconnu: The Unknown), 1900, a collection of psychic experiences.

Articles in Popular Science Monthly[edit]