Norman L. Bowen

Geologist, Academic

1887 – 1956

31

Who was Norman L. Bowen?

Norman Levi Bowen FRS was born in Kingston, Ontario, Canada June 21, 1887 and died on September 11, 1956. Bowen "revolutionized experimental petrology and our understanding of mineral crystallization". Beginning geology students are familiar with Bowen's reaction series depicting how different minerals crystallize under varying pressures and temperatures."

We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
Jun 21, 1887
Kingston
Also known as
  • Norman Bowen
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession
Education
  • Queen's University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Died
Sep 11, 1956
Washington, D.C.

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Norman L. Bowen." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 7 Aug. 2022. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/norman_l_bowen>.

Discuss this Norman L. Bowen biography with the community:

0 Comments


    Browse Biographies.net