There are no authenticated portraits of Hooke to exist and it is said that his portrait in the Royal Society was purposely destroyed.
He worked on the designs of the Royal College of Physicians, the Royal Greenwich Observatory and other buildings in the 1600's.
When he was a child he took an interest in drawing and he would make his own materials from chalk, iron ore and coal.
was an English astronomer, geophysicist, mathematician, meteorologist, and physicist who is best known for computing the orbit of the eponymous Halley's Comet
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 an English biochemist recognized as the father of British biochemistry for his invaluable contribution to this field.
is an English physicist and former musician, a Royal Society University Research Fellow, PPARC Advanced Fellow at the University of Manchester
An English biologist and Roman Catholic priest.
was an American scientist in the field of genetics, and Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Nobel laureate who with Edward Lawrie Tatum discovered the role of genes in regulating biochemical events within cells in 1958.
An English physicist and brewer.
A British ornithologist, entomologist and artist.
was an English polymath