Humboldt effect

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Science fiction., Time travel -- Fic
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An experiment with Tom Humboldt"s time machine from a submarine in the Mediterranean has cataclysmic results when a team member is lost at sea and a man from the fourth century B.C. is taken on board.

StatementDelia Huddy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.H864 Hu 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination157 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3489501M
ISBN 100688015263
LC Control Number82009212

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Alexander von Humboldt was born in Berlin in Prussia on 14 September He was baptized as a baby in the Lutheran faith, with the Duke of Brunswick serving as godfather. Humboldt's father, Alexander Georg von Humboldt, belonged to a prominent Pomeranian family.

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The lectures were so popular that new assembly halls had to be found due to the demand. As von Humboldt got older, he decided to write everything known about the earth. He called his work Kosmos and the first volume was published inwhen he was 76 years old.

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