Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Google marks Nicolas Steno's 374th birth anniversary with doodle.

Google home page celebrates 374th bithday of Nicolas Steno, known as the "father of geology" with this doodle.
Nicolas Steno was a Danish Catholic cleric and scientist who pioneered in both anatomy and geology. By 1659, Steno decided not to accept a statement as true simply because it was written in a book, but rather to rely on his own research. He is considered the father of geology and stratigraphy. Read More


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