People in science

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Nobel prize in medicine awarded to US duo for work on sense of touch
David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian share 10m-kronor prize for discovery of receptors for temperature and touch

Ian Sample Science editor

04, Oct, 2021 @11:35 AM

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Antony Hewish obituary
Radio astronomer who won the Nobel prize for physics for his role in the discovery of pulsars

Michael Rowan-Robinson

03, Oct, 2021 @4:42 PM

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Jim Townsley obituary
Other lives: Industrial chemist with the photographic film company Ilford Limited

Ruth Townsley

03, Oct, 2021 @11:10 AM

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Carolyn Shoemaker obituary
American astronomer, leading asteroid hunter and co-discoverer of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, which crashed into Jupiter

Michael Rowan-Robinson

27, Sep, 2021 @5:46 PM

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Sir Michael Peckham obituary
Oncologist who pioneered modern treatments for testicular cancer – the jockey Bob Champion was one of his patients

Jeffrey Tobias

14, Sep, 2021 @4:58 PM

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Steven Weinberg obituary
Winner of the 1979 Nobel prize whose insights determined the direction of high-energy particle physics for decades

Frank Close

02, Aug, 2021 @4:02 PM

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Sir Dai Rees obituary
Visionary biochemist who was appointed head of the Medical Research Council in 1987

Gregory Winter

25, Jul, 2021 @4:36 PM

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Lisa French obituary
Archaeologist involved all her life with Mycenae and an authority on the ancient Greek culture’s terracotta figurines

Susan Sherratt

22, Jul, 2021 @11:12 AM

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Christopher Taylor obituary
Landscape archaeologist who deepened understanding of the changing English countryside

Christopher Dyer

09, Jul, 2021 @5:09 PM

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Ailsa Land obituary
Researcher into mathematical approaches to real-world problems who seized on the increased possibilities offered by computers

Georgina Ferry

14, Jun, 2021 @11:32 AM

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Ronald Cresswell obituary
Pharmaceutical researcher with a flair for business who brought a string of vital drugs to market

Penny Warren

10, Jun, 2021 @5:11 PM

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John Latham obituary
Climate physicist and expert on thunderstorm electrification who was also a published poet

Alan Gadian

30, May, 2021 @4:43 PM

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