List of Scottish scientists is a list of Scottishscientists. Motto: , traditionally rendered in Scots as Wha daur meddle wi me? and in English as No one provokes me with impunity. ... The physicist Albert Einstein is probably the most famous scientist of our time. ...
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Categories: Incomplete lists | Scottish scientists | Lists of Scottish people | Lists of scientists | Lists of people by nationality and occupation | Scotland stubs Thomas Addis (July 27, 1881 - June 4, 1949) was a physician-scientist who made important advances in the understanding of how blood clots. ... William Aiton (1731 - February 2, 1793) was a Scottish botanist. ... Alexander Anderson (c. ... John Hutton Balfour (1808-1884) was a Scottish botanist. ... Eric Temple Bell (1883 - 1960) was a mathematician born in Scotland who lived in the USA from 1903 until his death. ... Joseph Black Joseph Black (April 16, 1728 - November 10, 1799) was a Scottish physicist and chemist. ... Carbon dioxide is a chemical compound composed of one carbon and two oxygen atoms. ... David Brewster Sir David Brewster, (December 11, 1781 – February 10, 1868) was a Scottish scientist. ... A society founded by Sir David Brewster in 1821 and dedicated to the promotion of invention and enterprise. External links Royal Scottish Society of Arts Categories: Stub ... Major General Sir Thomas Brisbane, Governor of New South Wales Major-General Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane, 1st Baronet, GCH GCB (July 23, 1773 â January 27, 1860), soldier, colonial Governor and astronomer, was born at Largs in Ayrshire, Scotland, the son of Sir Thomas Brisbane. ... Robert Brown (1773â1858) Robert Brown (December 21, 1773âJune 10, 1858) is acknowledged as the leading British botanist to collect in Australia during the first half of the 19th century. ... Three different views of Brownian motion, with 32 steps, 256 steps, and 2048 steps denoted by progressively lighter colors. ... This article is about John Craig the Scottish mathematician. ... Sir Isaac Newton, FRS (4 January 1643 â 31 March 1727) [ OS: 25 December 1642 â 20 March 1727] was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, alchemist, and natural philosopher, regarded by many as the greatest figure in the history of science. ... Extract from Alexander Crum Browns influential paper. ... William Cullen (April 15, 1710 â February 5, 1790) was a Scottish physician and chemist. ... Sir James Dewar (September 20, 1842 â March 27, 1923) was a Scottish chemist and physicist. ... Sir James Alfred Ewing (March 27, 1855 - January 7, 1935) was a British physicist and engineer, best known for his work on the magnetic properties of metals and, in particular, for his discovery of, and coinage of the word, hysteresis. ... Hugh Falconer (February 29, 1808 - January 31, 1865) was a Scottish palaeontologist and botanist, and the younger brother of the notable merchant Alexander Falconer. ... James Ferguson (25 April 1710 â 17 November 1776) was a Scottish astronomer and instrument maker. ... Alexander Fleming Sir Alexander Fleming (6 August 1881 â 11 March 1955) was a Scottish biologist and pharmacologist. ... Williamina Paton Stevens Fleming (May 15, 1857 – May 21, 1911), astronomer, was born in Dundee, Scotland, to Robert Stevens and Mary Walker Stevens. ... James David Forbes (April 20, 1809 - December 31, 1868) was a Scottish physicist who worked extensively on the conduction of heat, seismology and glaciology. ... Categories: Possible copyright violations ... Robert Fortune (September 16, 1813 - April 13, 1880), was a Scottish botanist and traveller. ... Sir Patrick Geddes (1854 - 1932) was Scottish biologist and botanist, known also as an innovative thinker in the fields of urban planning and education He was responsible for introducing the concept of region to architecture and planning. ... Sir David Gill (June 12, 1843 – January 24, 1914) was a Scottish astronomer who spent much of his career in South Africa. ... Astrophotography is a specialised type of photography that entails making photographs of astronomical objects in the night sky such as planets, stars, and deep sky objects such as star clusters and galaxies. ... Thomas Graham (December 21, 1805 â September 16, 1869) was born in Glasgow, Scotland. ... In medicine, dialysis is a type of renal replacement therapy which is used to provide an artificial replacement for lost kidney function due to renal failure. ... James Gregory James Gregory (November 1638 â October 1675), was a Scottish mathematician and astronomer. ... Ritchey 24 reflecting telescope A reflecting telescope (reflector) is an optical telescope which uses a combination of curved and plane (flat) mirrors to reflect light and form an image (catoptric), rather than lenses to refract or bend light to form an image (dioptric). ... Robert Hooke, FRS (July 18, 1635 â March 3, 1703) was an English polymath who played an important role in the scientific revolution, through both experimental and theoretical work. ... Sir James Hall (January 17, 1761 - June 23, 1832) was a geologist and geophysicist, born in Dunglass, Scotland. ... Thomas James Henderson (December 28, 1798 â November 23, 1844) was an astronomer noted for being the first person to measure the distance to Alpha Centauri, the major component of the nearest stellar system to Earth, and for being the first Astronomer Royal for Scotland. ... Alpha Centauri (Î± Cen / Î± Centauri) is the brightest star system (a triple star system) in the southern constellation of Centaurus, and contains the fourth brightest star in the night sky, with an apparent visual magnitude of â0. ... James Hutton, painted by Abner Lowe. ... Robert Thorburn Ayton Innes (November 10, 1861 â March 13, 1933) was a Scottish-South African astronomer best known for discovering Proxima Centauri in 1915, and numerous binary stars. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Alpha Ccentauri. ... Sir James Ivory (1765 - September 21, 1842) was a Scottish mathematician. ... Sir William Jardine, seventh baronet of Applegirth (February 23, 1800 - November 21, 1874) was a Scottish naturalist. ... Sir Norman Boyd Kinnear (August 11, 1882 - August 11, 1957) was a Scottish zoologist. ... Johann von Lamont (December 13, 1805 â August 6, 1879) was a Scottish-German astronomer and physicist. ... Atmospheric characteristics Atmospheric pressure 120 kPa Hydrogen 83% Helium 15% Methane 1. ... Atmospheric characteristics Atmospheric pressure 140 kPa Hydrogen >93% Helium >5% Methane 0. ... Sir John Leslie (April 10, 1766 - November 3, 1832) was a Scottish mathematician and physicist best remembered for his research into heat Born in Largo, Fife, Leslie gave the first modern account of capillary action in 1802 and froze water using an air-pump in 1810, the first artificial production... Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister (April 5, 1827-February 10, 1912) was a famous British surgeon who promoted the idea of sterile surgery while working at the Glasgow Infirmary. ... John Macadam (Dr) (May 1827 - September 2, 1865), was an Australian (Scottish-born) chemist, medical teacher and politician. ... William MacGillivray (January 25, 1796 - September 4, 1852) was a Scottish naturalist and ornithologist. ... Sheila Scott Macintyre (April 23, 1910 - March 21, 1960) was a mathematician whose first paper, on the asymptotic periods of integral functions, was published in 1935. ... Colin Maclaurin Colin Maclaurin (February, 1698 - June 14, 1746) was a Scottish mathematician. ... William Maclure (1763 - March 23, 1840) was an American geologist. ... Francis Masson (1741 – 1805?) was a Scottish botanist and gardener, and Kew Gardens’ first plant hunter. ... James Clerk Maxwell (13 June 1831 â 5 November 1879) was a Scottish mathematical physicist, born in Edinburgh. ... Archibald Menzies (March 15, 1754 - February 15, 1852) was a Scottish physician and naturalist. ... Philip Miller (1691 - 1771) was a botanist of Scottish descent. ... Sir Roderick Murchison Sir Roderick Impey Murchison (February 19, 1792 â October 22, 1871), was an influential Scottish geologist who first described and investigated the Silurian era. ... The Silurian is a major division of the geologic timescale that extends from the end of the Ordovician period, about 443. ... Alexander Murray Alexander Murray (2 June 1810 â 18 December 1884) was a Scottish geologist. ... John Napier For other people with the same name, see John Napier (disambiguation). ... Logarithms to various bases: is to base e, is to base 10, and is to base 1. ... William Robert Ogilvie-Grant (March 25, 1863 - July 26, 1924) was a Scottish ornithologist. ... William Ramsay. ... Sir John Richardson (1787 - 1865) was a Scottish naval surgeon, naturalist and arctic explorer. ... William Roxburgh (June 29, 1759 - April 10, 1815) was a Scottish physician and botanist. ... Dr. Sir Andrew Smith (1797 - 1872) was a Scottish surgeon and zoologist. ... Charles Piazzi Smyth (January 3, 1819 – February 21, 1900), was Astronomer Royal of Scotland from 1846 to 1888. ... Motto: , traditionally rendered in Scots as Wha daur meddle wi me? and in English as No one provokes me with impunity. ... Robert Angus Smith (February 15, 1817–May 12, 1884) was a Scottish chemist, who investigated numerous environmental issues. ... Environmental chemistry is the scientific study of the chemical and biochemical phenomena that occur in natural places. ... The effects of acid rain in the Jizera Mountains of the Czech Republic Acid rain (or more accurately acid precipitation) occurs when sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides are emitted into the atmosphere, undergo chemical transformations and are absorbed by water droplets in clouds. ... Mary Somerville Mary Somerville (December 26, 1780 â November 28, 1872) was a British science writer. ... Matthew Stewart (1717 - January 23, 1785) was born in Rothesay, Scotland and died in Edinburgh. ... James Stirling (April 22, 1692–December 5, 1770) was an important Scottish mathematician. ... William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, GCVO, OM, PC, PRS FRSE (26 June 1824 â 17 December 1907) was an Irish-Scottish mathematical physicist, engineer, and outstanding leader in the physical sciences of the 19th century. ... James Watt James Watt (19 January 1736 â 19 August 1819) was a Scottish inventor and engineer whose improvements to the steam engine were fundamental to the changes wrought by the Industrial Revolution. ... Sir Robert Alexander Watson-Watt, FRS (April 13, 1892âDecember 5, 1973), is considered by many to be the inventor of radar. (Radar development was first started elsewhere - see History of radar). ... Joseph Henry Maclagen Wedderburn (2 February 1882- 9 October 1948) was a Scottish mathematician, who from 1909 had positions at Princeton University. ... For the 1970s MP of this name see Alexander Wilson (Scottish politician) Alexander Wilson Alexander Wilson ( July 6, 1766 – August 23, 1813) was a Scottish-born American poet, ornithologist, naturalist and illustrator. ... John James Audubon John James Audubon (April 26, 1785 â January 27, 1851) was a Franco-American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. ... Charles Thomson Rees Wilson (February 14, 1869 - November 15, 1959) was a Scottish physicist. ... Discovery of the positron in 1932 by Carl D. Anderson in a cloud chamber The cloud chamber, also known as the Wilson chamber, is used for detecting particles of ionizing radiation. ... James Young (13 July 1811–May 13, 1883), a Scottish, chemist was born in Glasgow, the son of a joiner and carpenter. ...
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