Inge Lehmann

Scientist, Deceased Person

1888 – 1993

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Who was Inge Lehmann?

Inge Lehmann ForMemRS, was a Danish seismologist who discovered the Earth's inner core. In 1936 she argued, correctly, that the Earth's core is not one single molten sphere, but that an inner core exists which has physical properties that are different from those of the outer core.

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Born
May 13, 1888
Copenhagen
Nationality
  • Denmark
Profession
Education
  • University of Copenhagen
Died
Feb 21, 1993
Copenhagen

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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