In 1827, Captain Beechey named the "Buckland Island", in the Bonin Islands, after him.
He received a ministry scholarship in 1801 and became an ordained priest.
He became a member of the Royal Society in 1818.
An American physician and innovator in studying the Earth's history.
An English biologist and Roman Catholic priest.
An English physicist and brewer.
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.
A British surgeon and first to use antiseptic medicine.
A British fossil collector and paleontologist.
An English natural philosopher and polymath.
is an English physicist and former musician, a Royal Society University Research Fellow, PPARC Advanced Fellow at the University of Manchester