Essay Alfred Lothar Wegener
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This paper gives a brief biography of Alfred Wegener, his theory of continental drift and other contributions to the world of science.
This paper begins by providing an overview of the early life and education of scientist Alfred Wegener. It then discusses his initial idea of the Theory of Continental Drift and how this developed. The writer then explores different evidence for the theory and examines the concept of ‘panagea’. The paper discusses reactions to Wegener’s theory as well as support. It concludes with a discussion on his final expeditions and what he hoped to achieve.