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German Theoretical Physicist; Theory of Relativity
Lucasian Professor of Mathematics; 'Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica'
Greek mathematician; discovered the principles of density and buoyancy; Eureka!
Polish Astronomer; heliocentric model of the solar system; De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium
First person to use a telescope to study the night sky; Discovered moons of Jupiter and Saturn's rings
First to observe galaxies beyond Milky Way; discovered the expansion of the universe
British astronomer who discovered the comet that now bears his name
Mathematician who deduced the sum of the squares of a right angled triangle is equal to the square of the hypotenuse
Austrian who discovered the apparent shift in wavelength and frequency that occurs as the source of a wave moves nearer or further from the observer
Mathematician/philosopher who invented the system of coordinates influential in modern calculus; 'I think, therefore I am'
Cryptologist who made a large contribution towards the modern concept of computing; Colossus
Physicist who made significant contributions to quantum theory; Thought experiment featuring a cat
Nurse whose work with public health data led to advancement in statistics; First person to use a pie chart
Physicist who discovered the concept of electromagnetic induction; Built the first dynamo
Mathematician whose work 'Elements' defined the rudiments of geometry and the properties of numbers; 'Father of Geometry'
Physicist whose work on thermodynamics (black body radiation) led to the development of quantum theory
Lucasian Professor of Mathematics designed the first programmable computer, a mechanical device called a difference engine
Physicist who worked on quantum theory; his 'Uncertainity Principle' relating to the position or direction of an electron
Clarified the concepts of pressure and vacuum; gave his name to a unit of pressure
Discoverer of Uranus; given the title of Kings Astronomer by George III
Astronomer who formulated the geocentric model of the universe in the second century; Work called 'Almagest' (The Great Treatise)
Discoverer of alpha and beta radiation; in 1911 deduced atomic structure must contain a dense nucleus at its centre
Combined quantum theory with the concept of atomic structure; Proposed the modern model of atomic structure with electrons orbiting a nucleus
Discovered the law of elasticity describing the relationship between tension and elasticity in a spring
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