A scientist is someone who discovers the nature of the universe. The investigator, on the other hand, is someone who tries to create useful devices and products. A few have succeeded in both endeavors. Below is a list of 17 scientists and their discoveries. British science has long had a huge impact on the global stem. From computer science to the double helix. The world would be a very different place without British innovation. For centuries, Britain has been a true center of scientific innovation. From Isaac Newton to Stephen Hawking, the best scientists in the country are the names of houses all over the world.

Although there are many legitimate concerns about the long-term effects of Brexit on the UK stem sector. British science is still in good shape according to the latest government data. The UK (despite only 0.9% of the global population and 2.2% of global GDP) produces 7% of the world’s scientific research papers. And the UK has a 15% share of the most encouraging research papers.

But British science goes far beyond these impressive figures. It is fair to claim, without resorting to hyperbole, that the contribution of British scientists. One of the most influential scientists of all time – has directly changed the course of world history. To celebrate the ongoing success of the British stem sector, we will look at six British science pioneers whose work went far beyond the boundaries of the discipline.