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West Sussex-born mathematician John Pell can thank Oliver Cromwell for the equation bearing his name. Pell acted as Cromwell’s political agent in Switzerland in the 1650s.
Worth-born David Mumford, recipient of the United States National Medal of Science and known for his work in algebraic geometry, vision and pattern theory, is colour-blind.
West Sussex-born BBC engineer George Hersee developed Test Card F, the iconic image used for the BBC's colour TV service from 1967-2007. Hersee’s daughter Carole appeared on the Test Card together with her companion 'Bubbles the Clown' and a game of noughts and crosses.