The contribution of Alfred Wegener
William C. McCullough
LAIS 370 History of Science
Colorado School of Mines
This paper discusses the role of Alfred Wegener in the discovery of the Plates tectonics theory. It is believed that the modern day plate tectonics theory is an advancement of continental drift theory which was discovered by Wegener. The study will seek to explore his efforts and contribution to modern science and how he has helped to shape the world.
Plate tectonics also known as continental drift theory describes that the earth was at one time many years back a super continent whereby all continents were ...