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Wegener"s Jigsaw

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Written in English


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Number of Pages1
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Open LibraryOL10676683M
ISBN 100340823046
ISBN 109780340823040

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Get this from a library! Wegener's jigsaw. [Clare Dudman] -- "It is the dawn of the Twentieth Century: a time of discovery and scientific revolution, when much of the world remains a mystery, waiting to be mapped and understood. And in Germany, a reckless. Wegener's Jigsaw Paperback – 15 Sept. by Clare Dudman (Author) › Visit Amazon's Clare Dudman Page. search results for this author. Clare Dudman (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from /5(3). An exquisitely written novel - winner of a prestigious Arts Council Award - based on the life and tragic death of a man who changed the way we understand the world. This is a rich and fascinating novel that combines the story of one man's obsession with the extraordinary adventures. Wegener's Jigsaw book. Read 31 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An exquisitely written novel - winner of a prestigious Arts Counci /5.

WEGENER’S JIGSAW gives a fictionalised account of the heroic life of Alfred Wegener. His accomplishments were quite astonishing: he established how craters were formed on the moon, how raindrops form in clouds, and how to predict the site of meteorite impact craters. back: Alfred Wegener: On the Shoulders of Giants Alfred Wegener A Geographic Jigsaw Puzzle Resume of a Revolutionary The Origin of Continents and Oceans The Wrath of Science Vindication of a Visionary The Obligation to Be a Hero Recommended ReadingAuthor: Patrick Hughes. Alfred Wegener was born in Berlin on November 1, He studied the natural sciences at the University of Berlin, receiving a doctorate in astronomy in He did not pursue a career in astronomy, however, but turned instead to meteorology, where the telegraph, Atlantic cable, and wireless were fostering rapid advances in storm tracking and Author: Patrick Hughes. Buy Wegener's Jigsaw First Edition by Dudman, Clare (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3).

The book, Wegener’s Jigsaw (US title: 'One Day The Ice Will Reveal All Its Dead'), allows the reader to join Alfred Wegener on his journey through a very remarkable life. Growing up in Berlin, Alfred’s early explorations and fascination with science would guide the rest of his life. Alfred Weqener's theory/ hypothesis was considered controversial because Alfred did not have an explanation for why the continents, North America, South America, Africa, Asia, Antarctica. Alfred Lothar Wegener (/ ˈ v eɪ ɡ ən ər /; German: [ˈʔalfʁeːt ˈveːgənɐ]; 1 November – November ) was a German polar researcher, geophysicist and meteorologist.. During his lifetime he was primarily known for his achievements in meteorology and as a pioneer of polar research, but today he is most remembered as the originator of the theory of continental drift by Doctoral advisor: Julius Bauschinger.   In a German meteorologist named Alfred Wegener () hypothesized a single proto-supercontinent that divided up into the continents we now know because of continental drift and plate tectonics. This hypothesis is called Pangaea because the Greek word "pan" means "all" and Gaea or Gaia (or Ge) was the Greek name of the divine personification of the Earth.