Find out more about the greatest 20th Century British Scientists, including Stephen Hawking, Alan Turing, Richard Dawkins, Tim Berners-Lee and Rosalind Franklin.
Stephen HawkingStephen Hawking

08 January 1942

Alan TuringAlan Turing

23 June 1912

Tim Berners-LeeTim Berners-Lee

08 June 1955

Richard Dawkins Richard Dawkins

26 March 1941

Rosalind FranklinRosalind Franklin

25 July 1920

Francis CrickFrancis Crick

08 June 1916

Paul DiracPaul Dirac

08 August 1902

Maurice Hugh Frederick WilkinsMaurice Wilkins

15 December 1916

Frederick SangerFrederick Sanger

13 August 1918

Robert WinstonRobert Winston

15 July 1940

Dorothy HodgkinDorothy Hodgkin

12 May 1910

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Aaron KlugAaron Klug

11 August 1926

Peter Brian Medwar Peter Medawar

28 February 1915

Andrew Fielding HuxleyAndrew Huxley

22 November 1917

Brian JosephsonBrian Josephson

04 January 1940

Max Ferdinand Perutz Max Perutz

19 May 1914

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Richard J. RobertsRichard J. Roberts

06 September 1943

Antony HewishAntony Hewish

11 May 1924

Alan Lloyd HodgkinAlan Lloyd Hodgkin

05 February 1914

Allan McLeod Cormack Allan McLeod Cormack

23 February 1924

John CornforthJohn Cornforth

07 September 1917

John KendrewJohn Kendrew

24 March 1917

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Nevill Francis Mott Nevill Francis Mott

30 September 1905

Martin RyleMartin Ryle

27 September 1918

Salvador MoncadaSalvador Moncada

03 December 1944

Geoffrey Wilkinson Geoffrey Wilkinson

14 July 1921

John E. WalkerJohn E. Walker

07 January 1941

Derek Harold Richard BartonDerek Barton

08 September 1918

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Archer John Porter MartinArcher Martin

01 March 1910

Cecil Frank Powell C. F. Powell

05 December 1903

Janet Lane-ClayponJanet Lane-Claypon

03 February 1877

Cyril ClarkeCyril Clarke

22 September 1907

Cyril DombCyril Domb

09 December 1920

Peter MitchellPeter Mitchell

22 September 1920

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Sir James W. BlackSir James W. Black

14 June 1924

Sir John Robert VaneJohn R. Vane

29 March 1927

Sir Bernard KatzSir Bernard Katz

26 March 1911

Rodney R. PorterRodney R. Porter

08 October 1917

Sir Harold W. KrotoSir Harold W. Kroto

07 October 1939

John A PopleJohn A Pople

31 October 1925

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Roger PenroseRoger Penrose

08 August 1931

Michael AtiyahMichael Atiyah

22 April 1929

Wade BarrettWade Barrett

10 August 1980

Freeman DysonFreeman Dyson

15 December 1923

Jeremy WadeJeremy Wade

23 March 1956

Ronald FisherRonald Fisher

17 February 1890

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Geoffrey HintonGeoffrey Hinton

06 December 1947

Andrew WilesAndrew Wiles

11 April 1953

Jeff MinterJeff Minter

22 April 1962

Stephen WolframStephen Wolfram

29 August 1959

Jocelyn Bell BurnellJocelyn Bell Burnell

15 July 1943

Patrick MoorePatrick Moore

1947 AD

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Cecilia Payne-GaposchkinCecilia Payne-Gaposchkin

10 May 1900

Peter HiggsPeter Higgs

29 May 1929

Tony HoareTony Hoare

11 January 1934

Mark ShuttleworthMark Shuttleworth

18 September 1973

J. B. S. HaldaneJ. B. S. Haldane

05 November 1892

Aubrey de GreyAubrey de Grey

20 April 1963

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Fred HoyleFred Hoyle

24 June 1915

Charles K. KaoCharles K. Kao

04 November 1933

Michael MoritzMichael Moritz

12 September 1954

James LovelockJames Lovelock

26 July 1919

Clive SinclairClive Sinclair

30 July 1940

John LennoxJohn Lennox

07 November 1943

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John Horton ConwayJohn Horton Conway

26 December 1937

David DeutschDavid Deutsch

1953 AD

Kevin WarwickKevin Warwick

09 February 1954

Edgar F. CoddEdgar F. Codd

19 August 1923

Peter ScottPeter Scott

14 September 1909

Mary LeakeyMary Leakey

06 February 1913

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Andre GeimAndre Geim

21 October 1958

Elias CanettiElias Canetti

25 July 1905

Martyn PoliakoffMartyn Poliakoff

16 December 1947

Frank P. RamseyFrank P. Ramsey

22 February 1903

Tommy FlowersTommy Flowers

22 December 1905

Jacob BronowskiJacob Bronowski

18 January 1908

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Sophie WilsonSophie Wilson

1957 AD

Tim HuntTim Hunt

19 February 1943

Marcus du SautoyMarcus du Sautoy

26 August 1965