TITLE

Shoemaker, Eugene Merle

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Shoemaker, Eugene Merle (1928-1997) was an American scientist. He made valuable contributions in the fields of geology, the study of how the planet earth was formed and how it changes, and astronomy, the study of the universe and the objects in it.
ACCESSION #
37309256

 

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