Edward Arthur Milne

 

Attended Hymers College:

1908 - 1914

What makes this nominee inspiring?

Edward was a British astrophysicist and mathematician; he has a crater on the Moon named after him.

Awards received throughout his career:

MBE (1918) / Smith's Prize (1922) /Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society (1935) / Royal Society's Royal Medal (1941) Bruce Medal (1945)

A commemorative blue plaque was also attached to the main building of Hymers College in his honor.