The female scientist who discovered the core of the Earth

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The "Grande Dame” of seismology, Inge Lehmann, began her career at a time when few women held senior positions in science. But that did not stop her from being the first to provide evidence of the Earth’s inner core in 1936.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date15 May 2017
Place of PublicationCopenhagen
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 15 May 2017


  • Lehmann, Inge
  • Scientist
  • Feminism

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