He was professor of astronomy at Uppsala University from 1730 to 1744.
He founded the Uppsala Astronomical Observatory in 1741.
In 1742 he proposed the Celsius temperature scale which bears his surname, though this was revised in 1745 by Carl Linnaeus, inverting the original scale, one year after Celsius' death from tuberculosis.
was a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, who laid the foundations for the modern biological naming scheme of binomial nomenclature.
Was one of the most influential French psychologists and scientists known for his extensive research related to the mental capacity of humans.
An English natural philosopher and polymath.
Was an American chemist, bio-chemist, author, educator and peace-activist.
Was a British astrophysicist of the early 20th century.
is an English physicist and former musician, a Royal Society University Research Fellow, PPARC Advanced Fellow at the University of Manchester
A Swedish scientist often referred to as a chemist.
was an American biologist and University Professor in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Is a country in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa with Algiers as its capital.