Inge Lehmann

About Inge Lehmann

Birth Day: May 13, 1888
Birth Place: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died On: Feb 21, 1993 (age 104)
Birth Sign: Taurus

Inge Lehmann Net Worth

Inge Lehmann was bornon May 13, 1888 in Copenhagen, Denmark. In the mid 1930s, this geophysics and seismology expert made the groundbreaking discovery that our planet's outer core is molten and its inner core solid.
Inge Lehmann is a member of Geologist

💰 Net worth: 8 Million

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About

In the mid 1930s, this geophysics and seismology expert made the groundbreaking discovery that our planet's outer core is molten and its inner core solid.

Before Fame

She was a mathematics student at both Cambridge University and the University of Copenhagen. After graduating, she became head of the Geodetical Institute of Denmark's seismology unit.

Trivia

Her numerous honors include the 1971 william Bowie Medal, the 1960 Gordon Wood Award, and the 1977 Medal of the Seismological Society of America.

Family Life

She was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, to Ida Sophie Torsleff and Psychologist Alfred Georg Ludvik Lehmann.

Associated With

She and Charles Richter were both notable seismologists of the early twentieth century.