Arthur Holmes

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Noun1.Arthur Holmes - English geologist and supporter of the theory of continental drift (1890-1965)
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After disappearing 40 years ago a collection of letters and manuscripts by the creator of Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle, has been found.
In the character of Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle created an intelligence that foreshadowed the spectacular scientific capacities developed in the twentieth century to squeeze evidence from the smallest fragments of mute matter.