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Adams | William Grylls | 1836-1915 | professor of natural philosophy, King's College London

Airy | Sir | George Biddell | 1801-1892 | astronomer royal

Allman | George James | 1812-1892 | botanist and zoologist

Alston | Charles | 1683-1760 | scientific writer

Anderson | Thomas | 1819-1874 | professor of chemistry, University of Glasgow

Apollonius of Perga | 262-190 BC | Greek mathematician

Arber | Agnes | 1879-1960 | nee Robertson | researcher in plant anatomy, Newnham College Cambridge

Arbuthnot | John | 1667-1735 | Scottish physician and satirist

Archimedes, of Syracuse

Ashworth | James | 1874-1936 | professor of zoology and later of natural history, University of Edinburgh

Attlee | Clement Richard | 1883-1967 | 1st Earl Attlee, Prime Minister of Great Britain

Audubon | John James | 1785-1851 | American ornithologist

Auerbach | Charlotte | 1899-1994 | geneticist

Balfour | Sir | Isaac Bayley | 1853-1922 | professor of botany, University of Edinburgh and regius keeper of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh

Ball | Robert | 1802-1857 | naturalist, president of the Geological Society of Ireland

Ball | Sir | Robert Stawell | 1840-1913 | astronomer and mathematician

Barrett | Lucas | 1837-1862 | geologist and naturalist

Bennie | George | 1892-1957 | engineer and inventor

Black | Joseph | 1728-1799 | professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh

Blanford | Henry Francis | 1834-1893 | meteorologist and palaeontologist

Bower Frederick Orpen | 1855-1948 | regius professor of botany, University of Glasgow

Bradley | Orlando Charnock | 1871-1937 | lecturer, University of Edinburgh and principal, Royal Dick Veterinary College

Bragg | Sir | William Lawrence | 1890-1971 | physicist

Brewster | David | 1781-1868 | natural philosopher and vice-chancellor, University of Edinburgh

Bruce William Speirs | 1867-1921 | polar explorer and oceanographer

Buckland | William | 1784-1856 | geologist and palaeontologist

Carpenter | William Benjamin | 1813-1885 | naturalist botanist

Chamberlain | Charles Joseph | 1863-1943 | American botanist

Christison Sir | Robert | 1797-1882 | toxicologist and physician

Clerk-Maxwell | James | 1831-1879 | professor of experimental physics, University of Cambridge

Crew | Francis Albert Eley | 1886-1973 | professor of animal genetics, University of Edinburgh

Cronstedt | Axel Fredrik | 1722-1765 | baron | Swedish chemist

Cullen | William | 1710-1790 | physician, chemist and metallurgist


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