Catholic Encyclopedia: Nicolaus Steno
Or Niels Steensen. Danish anatomist and geologist who converted to Catholicism. Was made a bishop. He died in 1686.
Engines of Our Ingenuity: Nicolaus Steno
3 1/2-minute radio program in RealAudio, and a transcript, about the scientist who was fascinated by the question of solid formations within rocks.
History of Geology: Nicolaus Steno
An introduction, for adults, to this anatomist and his contributions to geological theory.
Nicholas Steno (1638-1686)
Essay on Steno's contributions to geology and particularly to the theory of fossil formation.
Nicolas Steno
Biographical article on the scientist and bishop beatified by the Catholic Church.
Niels Stensen
Although he sometimes relied on theories later discredited, this scientist established some basic principles still in use today. Short essay on the man and his discoveries.
Stensen, Niels
Six-page entry from the Dictionary of Scientific Biography, including bibliography, by Gustav Scherz. Site also has a digitized version of the Prodromus, in Latin.
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