Review of Reviews, 3 (1891), 370.
The Last Days of the Earth. By M. Camille Flammarion
Camille Flammarion Contemporary Review
Astronomy, Entropy, Prognostication, Futurism, Imagination
In an 'interesting imaginative paper' the 'well-known French astronomer' presents a vision of life in the year 2,200,000, when the 'exhaustion of the sun's heat' forces the last remnants of humanity to dwell in 'the heart of equatorial Africa' as a single 'unified race' who 'drop dead of total exhaustion about their twenty-fifth year'.
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