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The Original Lunar Men

John Whitehurst FRS (1713 – 1788), born in Cheshire, was a clockmaker and scientist, who made signif ...

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Matthew Boulton was an English manufacturer and business partner of Scottish engineer James Watt. In ...

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Josiah Wedgwood was not only an innovative designer and a manufacturer of high-quality pottery but a ...

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Erasmus Darwin was an English physician born at Elston Hall, near Newark-on-Trent in Nottinghamshire ...

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Joseph Priestley is known as the inventor of soda water and he wrote copiously on electricity, altho ...

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William Small, the son of a Presbyterian minister, was born in Carmyllie in Scotland. He attended Du ...

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James Keir was born in Scotland, his parents’ 18th child. He studied medicine at the University of E ...

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James Watt, inventor, mechanical engineer and chemist, was born in Greenock in Scotland. His steam e ...

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William Withering was an English botanist, geologist, chemist, doctor and the discoverer of digitali ...

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Richard Lovell Edgeworth, an Anglo-Irish inventor and educationalist, Edgworth worked to improve the ...

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