Tyndall, John 1820 - 1893
1820-1893, physicist, Irish
1839 - started work on the Irish Ordnance Survey.
1842 - transferred to English Ordnance Survey.
1843 - dismissed for dissent over working conditions for Irish workers.
1848–1851 - studied mathematics and physics in Marburg and Berlin.
1851 - met Thomas Huxley.
1864 - with others, formed the X Club, a pressure group involved in improving scientific organisation.
1868 - publication of Faraday as a Discoverer.
1867 - succeeded Faraday as Superintendent of the Royal Institution.
1877 - perfected pasteurization