Find out more about the greatest 19th Century British Physicists, including Ernest Rutherford, J. J. Thomson, James Chadwick, William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin and Henry Moseley.
Ernest RutherfordErnest Rutherford

30 August 1871

J J ThompsonJ. J. Thomson

18 December 1856

James ChadwickJames Chadwick

20 October 1891

James Prescott JouleJames Prescott Joule

24 December 1818

Henry MoseleyHenry Moseley

23 November 1887

Arthur EddingtonArthur Eddington

28 December 1882

John TyndallJohn Tyndall

02 August 1820

Lord KelvinLord Kelvin

26 June 1824

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John CockcroftJohn Cockcroft

27 May 1897

Lor RayleighLord Rayleigh

12 November 1842

Francis William AstonFrancis William Aston

01 September 1877

Patrick BlackettPatrick Blackett

18 November 1897

Edward Victor AppletonEdward Victor Appleton

06 September 1892

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James Clerk MaxwellJames Clerk Maxwell

Joseph SwanJoseph Swan

31 October 1828

Oliver HeavisideOliver Heaviside

18 May 1850

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William CrookesWilliam Crookes

17 June 1832

Charles WheatstoneCharles Wheatstone

06 February 1802

Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount CherwellFrederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell

05 April 1886

James DewarJames Dewar

20 September 1842

John Ambrose FlemingJohn Ambrose Fleming

29 November 1849

Osborne ReynoldsOsborne Reynolds

23 August 1842

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George Biddell AiryGeorge Biddell Airy

27 July 1801

Oliver LodgeOliver Lodge

12 June 1851

William John Macquorn RankineWilliam John Macquorn Rankine

05 July 1820

Lewis Fry RichardsonLewis Fry Richardson

11 October 1881

William Lawrence BraggWilliam Lawrence Bragg

31 March 1890

Charles Galton DarwinCharles Galton Darwin

18 December 1887

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G. I. TaylorG. I. Taylor

07 March 1886

George Johnstone StoneyGeorge Johnstone Stoney

15 February 1826

John Henry PoyntingJohn Henry Poynting

09 September 1852

Patrick Blackett, Baron BlackettPatrick Blackett, Baron Blackett

18 November 1897

James Hopwood JeansJames Hopwood Jeans

11 September 1877

Joseph John ThomsonJoseph John Thomson

18 December 1856

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John William StruttJohn William Strutt

12 November 1842