Walter Alvarez

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American geologist

Why Is Walter Alvarez Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Walter Alvarez is a professor in the Earth and Planetary Science department at the University of California, Berkeley. He is most widely known for the theory that dinosaurs were killed by an asteroid impact, developed in collaboration with his father, Nobel Prize winning physicist Luis Alvarez.

Walter Alvarez's Published Works

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What Are Walter Alvarez's Academic Contributions?

Walter Alvarez is most known for their academic work in the field of physics. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of anthropology and biology.

Walter Alvarez has made the following academic contributions:

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