Plaque Marks Birthplace Of Hebburn "Rock Star"
Description19th March, 2009. "The birthplace of Hebburn's very own international "rock star" has at last been recognised. Among the things named in honour of geologist, Arthur Holmes, are a Durham University laboratory, a European Geosciences Union medal and even a crater on Mars! Holmes is internationally renowned for establishing the use of radioactive techniques as a means of calculating the age of the earth. Now, a blue plaque is to be installed on the wall of 62 Glen Street, where Holmes was born on January 14, 1890...."
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