Those considered alongside Turing were Stephen Hawking, Mary Anning, Paul Dirac, Rosalind Franklin, William Herschel and Caroline Herschel, Dorothy Hodgkin, Ada Lovelace
and Charles Babbage, James Clerk Maxwell, Srinivasa Ramanujan and Ernest Rutherford.
He was chosen as the face of the banknote from a pool of candidates which included theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking and mathematician Ada Lovelace
Future Histories: What Ada Lovelace
, Tom Paine, and the Paris Commune Can Teach Us About Digital Technology
From Galileo Galilei's terrific telescope discoveries, to Louis Pasteur's victorious vaccinations, to Ada Lovelace
's cracking computer codes, in the pages of "Super Scientists: 40 Inspiring Icons", children ages 7-10 will discover how each of the forty showcased scientists spent their lives asking questions and making leaps and bounds in the world of science and technology.
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was considered the first computer programmer in the world and was also a hugely respected mathematician and writer.
Those named on the clothing range include Ada Lovelace
, Amelia Earhart, Millicent Fawcett, Gertrude Bell and Coco Chanel.
The world's first computer programmer Ada Lovelace
, after whom the school is named
A powerful, insightful piece of feminist theatre, Unsung explores the lives and legacies of four inspirational women - Sophia Jex-Blake, Lilian Bader, Ada Lovelace
and Andrea Dunbar - asking why they, and hundreds more like them, have been relegated to mere footnotes.
was the daughter of poet Lord Byron who separated from her mother.
As well as featuring on the 50p coin though, Hawking is also shortlisted to be the face of the new [pounds sterling]50 note, alongside Alan Turing, Ada Lovelace
and Margaret Thatcher.
In the letter, Babbage told Queen Victoria and Prince Albert about his invention the "Analytical Engine" upon which the first computer programmes were created by Ada Lovelace
, a daughter of Lord Byron.