Wiechert, Emil

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Name
Wiechert, Emil Gender: M
Johann Emil Wiechert
born on 26 December 1861 at 04:45 (= 04:45 AM )
Place Tilsit, Germany, 55n05, 21e54
Timezone LMT m21e54 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 04°24' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 20°23 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 20°41'



Emil Wiechert

Biography

German physicist and geophysicist who made many contributions to both fields, including presenting the first verifiable model of a layered structure of the Earth and being among the first to discover the electron. He went on to become the world's first Professor of Geophysics at the University of Göttingen.

He died on 19 March 1928, aged 66, in Göttingen.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided baptism/birth entry from German Archives.

Categories

  • Vocation : Science : Geology
  • Vocation : Science : Physics
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field (Professor of Geophysics)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Electron)