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

John KendrewJohn Kendrew

24 March 1917

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

Dorothy HodgkinDorothy Hodgkin

12 May 1910

Frederick SangerFrederick Sanger

13 August 1918

Robert WinstonRobert Winston

15 July 1940

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Maurice Hugh Frederick WilkinsMaurice Wilkins

15 December 1916

Lord KelvinLord Kelvin

26 June 1824

Peter Brian Medwar Peter Medawar

28 February 1915

Aaron KlugAaron Klug

11 August 1926

Brian JosephsonBrian Josephson

04 January 1940

Andrew Fielding HuxleyAndrew Huxley

22 November 1917

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Max Ferdinand Perutz Max Perutz

19 May 1914

Antony HewishAntony Hewish

11 May 1924

Richard J. RobertsRichard J. Roberts

06 September 1943

Alan Lloyd HodgkinAlan Lloyd Hodgkin

05 February 1914

Salvador MoncadaSalvador Moncada

03 December 1944

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Allan McLeod Cormack Allan McLeod Cormack

23 February 1924

John CornforthJohn Cornforth

07 September 1917

Nevill Francis Mott Nevill Francis Mott

30 September 1905

Martin RyleMartin Ryle

27 September 1918

Derek Harold Richard BartonDerek Barton

08 September 1918

Geoffrey Wilkinson Geoffrey Wilkinson

14 July 1921

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John E. WalkerJohn E. Walker

07 January 1941

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

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Peter MitchellPeter Mitchell

22 September 1920

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

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John A PopleJohn A Pople

31 October 1925

Jeremy WadeJeremy Wade

23 March 1956

Wade BarrettWade Barrett

10 August 1980

Freeman DysonFreeman Dyson

15 December 1923

Roger PenroseRoger Penrose

08 August 1931

Geoffrey HintonGeoffrey Hinton

06 December 1947

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Andrew WilesAndrew Wiles

11 April 1953

Stephen WolframStephen Wolfram

29 August 1959

Ronald FisherRonald Fisher

17 February 1890

Patrick MoorePatrick Moore

1947 AD

Jocelyn Bell BurnellJocelyn Bell Burnell

15 July 1943

Mark ShuttleworthMark Shuttleworth

18 September 1973

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Peter HiggsPeter Higgs

29 May 1929

Tony HoareTony Hoare

11 January 1934

Cecilia Payne-GaposchkinCecilia Payne-Gaposchkin

10 May 1900

Michael AtiyahMichael Atiyah

22 April 1929

Steve ShirleySteve Shirley

16 September 1933

Aubrey de GreyAubrey de Grey

20 April 1963

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Michael MoritzMichael Moritz

12 September 1954

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

05 November 1892

Fred HoyleFred Hoyle

24 June 1915

John Horton ConwayJohn Horton Conway

26 December 1937

James LovelockJames Lovelock

26 July 1919

Charles K. KaoCharles K. Kao

04 November 1933

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John LennoxJohn Lennox

07 November 1943

David DeutschDavid Deutsch

1953 AD

Edgar F. CoddEdgar F. Codd

19 August 1923

Kevin WarwickKevin Warwick

09 February 1954

Martyn PoliakoffMartyn Poliakoff

16 December 1947

Clive SinclairClive Sinclair

30 July 1940

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Peter ScottPeter Scott

14 September 1909

Andre GeimAndre Geim

21 October 1958

Mary LeakeyMary Leakey

06 February 1913

Elias CanettiElias Canetti

25 July 1905

Marcus du SautoyMarcus du Sautoy

26 August 1965

Tommy FlowersTommy Flowers

22 December 1905

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Frank P. RamseyFrank P. Ramsey

22 February 1903

Sophie WilsonSophie Wilson

1957 AD

Klaus RothKlaus Roth

29 October 1925