Francis Galton was born on February 16, 1822 in Sparkbrook, England.
He studied to become a doctor but abandoned this idea and went on to study mathematics at Cambridge University 1810 but never graduated.
In the mid-1840s, Galton made his first trip to the Middle East and Africa. He made several trips to Africa and published “Tropical South Africa” in 1853.
Was a German geophysicist and meteorologist who advanced the theory of continental drift.
Was a German physicist who is regarded greatly in the scientific circles for his pioneering work in multiple subjects dealing with modern science.
Was an English biochemist recognized as the father of British biochemistry for his invaluable contribution to this field.
Agnes Robertson Arber was a British plant morphologist and anatomist, historian of botany and philosopher of biology
Was a British scientist who made significant contributions to the fields of electrochemistry electro-magnetism.
Is a country located at the southernmost tip of Africa and officially known as the Republic of South Africa.
is an English physicist and former musician, a Royal Society University Research Fellow, PPARC Advanced Fellow at the University of Manchester
Antony Hewish FRS is a British radio astronomer who won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1974 (together with fellow radio-astronomer Martin Ryle) for his work on the development of radio aperture synthesis and its role in the discovery of pulsars
Was a British physiologist who is credited with having made major scientific advances in the understanding of bodily processes.