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Ernst Ludwig (Ernst) Krause


German science writer. Also published under the pseudonym Carus Sterne. Trained as an apothecary, and studied natural sciences at the University of Berlin in 1857. Friendly with Ernst Haeckel from 1866. Doctorate, University of Rostock, 1874. Editor of Kosmos, 1877–83. His essay on Erasmus Darwin (1731–1802) was translated into English in 1879 at the suggestion of CD, who wrote a biographical preface for it.




DSB: Dictionary of scientific biography. Edited by Charles Coulston Gillispie and Frederic L. Holmes. 18 vols. including index and supplements. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons. 1970–90.