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1826 people matching these criteria:

- role matching 'sitter'
- profession 'Science'

John Couch Adams

John Couch Adams

1819-1892
Astronomer and mathematician
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir George Biddell Airy

Sir George Biddell Airy

1801-1892
Astronomer Royal
Sitter associated with 24 portraits
André Marie Ampère

André Marie Ampère

1775-1836
Physicist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough

1926-
Naturalist and broadcaster; brother of Baron Attenborough
Sitter in 8 portraits
John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury

John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury

1834-1913
Banker, scientist, writer and politician; MP for Maidstone and London University
Sitter in 24 portraits
Charles Babbage

Charles Babbage

1791-1871
Mathematician and computer pioneer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

1743-1820
Explorer and botanist
Sitter associated with 35 portraits
David James Bellamy

David James Bellamy

1933-
Botanist, writer and broadcaster
Sitter in 2 portraits
(Susan) Jocelyn Bell Burnell

(Susan) Jocelyn Bell Burnell

1943-
Physicist and radio astronomer
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Desmond Bernal

John Desmond Bernal

1901-1971
Scientist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Baron Blackett

Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Baron Blackett

1897-1974
Physicist; government and military advisor
Sitter in 26 portraits
George Boole

George Boole

1815-1864
Mathematician; inventor of Boolean logic
Sitter in 2 portraits
Robert Boyle

Robert Boyle

1627-1691
Chemist and natural philosopher
Sitter associated with 22 portraits
Sir Ernst Chain

Sir Ernst Chain

1906-1979
Biochemist
Sitter in 9 portraits
Sir Arthur Charles Clarke

Sir Arthur Charles Clarke

1917-2008
Scientist, writer and author of science fiction
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Christopher Cockerell

Sir Christopher Cockerell

1910-1999
Scientist and inventor of the hovercraft
Sitter in 4 portraits
Nicolaus Copernicus

Nicolaus Copernicus

1473-1543
Polish astronomer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Brian Cox

Brian Cox

1968-
Physicist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Francis Harry Compton Crick

Francis Harry Compton Crick

1916-2004
Molecular biologist
Sitter in 10 portraits
Marie Curie

Marie Curie

1867-1934
Physicist and chemist; Nobel Prize winner
Sitter in 2 portraits