Tagged: Geomorphology

Tidal Hypothesis of James Jeans 0

Tidal Hypothesis of James Jeans

Sir James Jeans,  a British scientist, propounded  his Tidal hypothesis to explain the origin of the earth in the year 1919, while another British scientist, Harold Jeffreys,  suggested modifications in the Tidal Hypothesis in...

Planetesimal Hypothesis Of Chamberlin & Moulton 0

Planetesimal Hypothesis Of Chamberlin & Moulton

         T.C.Chamberlin, a geologists, in collaboration with Forest  Ray Moulton, an astronomer postulated a new hypothesis called Planetesimal Hypothesis in 1905. It not only explains the origin of the earth, but, also...

Inter Stellar Dust Hypothesis 0

Inter Stellar Dust Hypothesis

  Otto Schmidt,  A Russian scientist proposed his Inter stellar dust hypothesis in 1943, to explain the complex problem of the origin of the earth and the solar system. According to him, the earth and...

Supernova Hypothesis Of Hoyle 0

Supernova Hypothesis Of Hoyle

F.Hoyle, a mathematician of Cambridge University presented his speculative theory known as Supernova Hypothesis in the year 1946. Supernova Hypothesis is based on the principles of ‘Nuclear Physics’ and was described in his essay...

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Binary Star Hypothesis Of Russell

  H.N. Russell, an American astronomer, propounded his Binary Star Hypothesis in the year 1937 to remove the shortcomings of tidal hypothesis of sir James Jeans. Russell opined that there were two stars near...

Nebular Hypothesis Of Laplace 2

Nebular Hypothesis Of Laplace

      French Mathematician Laplace propounded his Nebular Hypothesis in the year 1796. Laplace’s hypothesis is just the modified version of Kant’s hypothesis. Laplace propounded his hypothesis without mathematical formulation. In fact, Laplace postulated...

History Of The Landscape 0

History Of The Landscape

The term process applies to the many physical and chemical ways by which the earth surface undergoes modification. Some processes such as vulcanisim, diastrophism originate from the interior of the earth’s crust and some...