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Who is Alfred Wegener?
Alfred Wegener: Alfred Lothar Wegener was a German polar researcher, geophysicist and meteorologist.
- also known as Alfred Lothar Wegener
- born on (135 years ago) in Berlin, child of Anna Wegener and Richard Wegener
- nationality: Germany
- religion: Lutheranism
- education: PhD (Astronomy) at Humboldt University of Berlin, graduated in
- profession: Geologist, astronomer, scientist
- Marriage with Else Koppen Wegener since
- parent of Elsa Wegener
- died in (85 years ago) in Clarinetania, Greenland of heart failure
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Why Faith Is a Virtue (2014)
by Philip D. Smith
henrietta Leavitt illustrates faith alfred Wegener is an ex- (7); ample of faith(8). strictly speaking, then, only the second exemplar supports the thesis of the book, ...
by Michael Shermer
When the idea of moving continents was first proposed early in this century by Alfred Wegener, it was vigorously rejected. Scientists could not accept an idea for which there was no explanatory mechanism and was so contrary to the traditional ...
Encyclopedia of the Arctic (2012)
by Mark Nuttall
Alfred Wegener, Leipzig: Teubner, 1980 Reinke-Kunze, C., Alfred Wegener––Polarforscher und Entdecker der Kontinentaldrift, Basel: Birkhäuser, 1994 Schwarzbach, M., Alfred Wegener––The ...
Alfred Wegener and the hypothesis of continental drift. Scientific American ...
Encyclopedia of Evolution (2009)
by Stanley A. Rice
Alfred Wegener, a 20th-century German meteorologist and polar scientist, claimed not only that some of the continents had been connected, as Taylor and Seuss had suggested, but that all of them had been connected. Wegener claimed that ...
by Kitty Blount, Maggie Crowley
ALFRED WEGENER 1880–1930 German meteorologist and geologist who developed the theory of continental drift, which revolutionized the ...
Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)
P Assmy, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), Bremerhaven, Germany, and Bremen V Smetacek, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany Figure 1 A schematic representation ...
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