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Alfred Wegener

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Alfred Wegener: Alfred Lothar Wegener was a German polar researcher, geophysicist and meteorologist.

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Google previewWhy 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, ...

Google previewThe Skeptic Encyclopedia of Pseudoscience (2002)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ecology and Environmental Management (2009)

Alfred Wegener and the hypothesis of continental drift. Scientific American ...

Google previewEncyclopedia 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Life (2008)

by Kitty Blount, Maggie Crowley

ALFRED WEGENER 1880–1930 German meteorologist and geologist who developed the theory of continental drift, which revolutionized the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia 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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