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Mott Greene

The Scientist Explorer who Died a Viking's Death

Mott Greene is an historian of science who resides in Seattle. He is an affiliate professor of earth and space sciences at the University of Washington and John Magee Professor of Science and Values emeritus at the University of Puget Sound. In addition to writing “Alfred Wegener. Science,  Exploration, and the Theory of Continental Drift is also author of “Geology in the Nineteenth Century: Changing View of a Changing World and Natural Knowledge in Preclassical Antiquity.”

He also takes part in researching topics such as the evolution of computer climate modeling and the history of naturalistic explanations of the origins of life.

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