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Marie Hammer – a brilliant, Danish Zoologist!

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Another* forgotten and overlooked, brilliant female scientist from the 20th Century: Marie Hammer (1907-2002) was a Danish zoologist, who – by her extensive collections and studies of microscopic tics named Oribatides and Collemboles – finally confirmed the theory of continental drift, formulated by Alfred Wegner in the early 20th century . The theory of continental […]