Albert Einstein

14 March 1879-18 February 1955

Albert Einstein 14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist. He developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics). While best known for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2 (which has been dubbed "the world's most famous equation"), he received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect".The latter was pivotal in establishing quantum theory.


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Robert Robinson

13 September 1886-08 February 1975

Sir Robert Robinson, OM, PRS,FRSE (13 September 1886 – 8 February 1975) was an English organic chemist and Nobel laureate ecognised in 1947 for his research on plant dyestuffs (anthocyanins) and alkaloids. In 1947, he also received the Medal of Freedom with Silver Palm.


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