Top 10 British scientists throughout history

For British Science Week 2020, discover some of the most influential scientist throughout British history 

Ada Lovelace

Ada Lovelace, Charles Babbage, Ada Lovelace Day, 14 October, Analytical Engine

A talented mathematician and a pioneering computer engineer 

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Rosalind Franklin

How the work of the ‘Dark Lady of Science’ helped to solve the mystery of DNA

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Charles Darwin

As the father of evolutionary biology, Charles Robert Darwin is the most famous and influential naturalists of his time, if not of all time

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Issac Newton

Often considered the father of modern-day physics, Sir Isaac Newton is one of the most influential scientists of all time

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Alan Turing

Alan Turing

The mathematician who cracked Germany’s secret codes and saved the lives of millions

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Stephen Hawking

Pioneering theories across both physics and astronomy, Hawking is one of the most acclaimed astrophysicists of all time

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Jane Goodall

The woman who went to live with chimpanzees

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Joseph Lister

The man who used antiseptics to revolutionise surgery

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Mary Anning

A trailblazer for palaeontology who excavated prehistoric fossils and helped broaden scientific study

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Sir Tim Berners-Lee

The revolutionary computer scientist who invented the World Wide Web

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