Arthur Holmes
#3982 Overall Influence

Arthur Holmes

English geologist

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Arthur Holmes was a British geologist who made two major contributions to the understanding of geology. He pioneered the use of radiometric dating of minerals and was the first earth scientist to grasp the mechanical and thermal implications of mantle convection, which led eventually to the acceptance of plate tectonics.

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Durham University
Durham University

Collegiate public research university in Durham, England, United Kingdom

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Imperial College London
Imperial College London

Public research university located in London, United Kingdom

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University of Edinburgh
University of Edinburgh

Public research university in Edinburgh, Scotland

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#6 World Rank
Earth Sciences