Science has been a driving force behind the evolution of the modern world. The hard work and dedication of scientists have led to the evolution of sophisticated automobiles and better medical facilities. Scientists belonging to countries like Britain have made immense contributions in the fields of physics and biology. Charles Darwin is one such genius belonging to the nation who proposed the famous theory which tried to explore the reasons behind the birth and evolution of living organisms. British physicist and mathematician Isaac Newton revolutionized the field of science through his incredible discoveries such as the ‘Newton’s Laws of Motion’ and others. Compiling a list of British scientists and their contributions towards science would seem to be never ending. J.J Thompson, Michael Faraday, Malcolm Brenner and Ralph Benjamin are a few other prominent scientists produced by the country. Some of the discoveries and inventions of these scientists have even inspired many people to embrace science as a career. Many British scientists have been honored on quite a few occasions for their splendid work. We present to you a collection of biographies of popular scientists belonging to Britain. Discover their life stories, and interesting trivia & facts related to their lives in this section.
Stephen HawkingStephen Hawking

08 January 1942

Isaac NewtonIsaac Newton

04 January 1643

Alan TuringAlan Turing

23 June 1912

Charles DarwinCharles Darwin

12 February 1809

Tim Berners-LeeTim Berners-Lee

08 June 1955

John KendrewJohn Kendrew

24 March 1917

Ada LovelaceAda Lovelace

10 December 1815

Bertrand RussellBertrand Russell

18 May 1872

Richard Dawkins Richard Dawkins

26 March 1941

Lewis CarrollLewis Carroll

27 January 1832

Michael FaradayMichael Faraday

22 September 1791

Rosalind FranklinRosalind Franklin

25 July 1920

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Alexander FlemingAlexander Fleming

06 August 1881

Charles BabbageCharles Babbage

26 December 1791

Ernest RutherfordErnest Rutherford

30 August 1871

William HerschelWilliam Herschel

15 November 1738

Robert HookeRobert Hooke

28 July 1635

J J ThompsonJ. J. Thomson

18 December 1856

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John DaltonJohn Dalton

06 September 1766

Francis CrickFrancis Crick

08 June 1916

Alfred Russel WallaceAlfred Russel Wallace

08 January 1823

Paul DiracPaul Dirac

08 August 1902

Joseph ListerJoseph Lister

05 April 1827

Robert BoyleRobert Boyle

25 January 1627

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John Logie BairdJohn Logie Baird

13 August 1888

G. H. HardyG. H. Hardy

07 February 1877

Joseph PriestleyJoseph Priestley

24 March 1733

Humphry DavyHumphry Davy

17 December 1778

George BooleGeorge Boole

02 November 1815

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Alfred North WhiteheadAlfred North Whitehead

15 February 1861

James ChadwickJames Chadwick

20 October 1891

Edmond HalleyEdmond Halley

08 November 1656

Charles LyellCharles Lyell

14 November 1797

Chaim WeizmannChaim Weizmann

27 November 1874

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Henry CavendishHenry Cavendish

10 October 1731

James Prescott JouleJames Prescott Joule

24 December 1818

Dorothy HodgkinDorothy Hodgkin

12 May 1910

Joseph BanksJoseph Banks

24 February 1743

Frederick SangerFrederick Sanger

13 August 1918

Robert WinstonRobert Winston

15 July 1940

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Henry MoseleyHenry Moseley

23 November 1887

Arthur EddingtonArthur Eddington

28 December 1882

Marie StopesMarie Stopes

15 October 1880

Maurice Hugh Frederick WilkinsMaurice Wilkins

15 December 1916

Ronald RossRonald Ross

13 May 1857

Henry Fox TalbotHenry Fox Talbot

11 February 1800

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John TyndallJohn Tyndall

02 August 1820

John VennJohn Venn

04 August 1834

Lord KelvinLord Kelvin

26 June 1824

William RamsayWilliam Ramsay

02 October 1852

Peter Brian Medwar Peter Medawar

28 February 1915

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Arthur CayleyArthur Cayley

16 August 1821

Aaron KlugAaron Klug

11 August 1926

Brian JosephsonBrian Josephson

04 January 1940

Andrew Fielding HuxleyAndrew Huxley

22 November 1917

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John CockcroftJohn Cockcroft

27 May 1897

Max Ferdinand Perutz Max Perutz

19 May 1914

Frederick SoddyFrederick Soddy

02 September 1877

Antony HewishAntony Hewish

11 May 1924

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Richard J. RobertsRichard J. Roberts

06 September 1943

Alan Lloyd HodgkinAlan Lloyd Hodgkin

05 February 1914

Lor RayleighLord Rayleigh

12 November 1842

Henry Hallett DaleHenry Hallett Dale

09 June 1875

William GilbertWilliam Gilbert

24 May 1544

Francis William AstonFrancis William Aston

01 September 1877

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Patrick BlackettPatrick Blackett

18 November 1897

Salvador MoncadaSalvador Moncada

03 December 1944

Allan McLeod Cormack Allan McLeod Cormack

23 February 1924

John CornforthJohn Cornforth

07 September 1917

Norman HaworthNorman Haworth

19 March 1883

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Nevill Francis Mott Nevill Francis Mott

30 September 1905

Edward Victor AppletonEdward Victor Appleton

06 September 1892

Henry FauldsHenry Faulds

01 June 1843