Earning curve: Physics

Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013

Bryan May, guitarist/astrophysicist, estimated wealth: £75m
CERN, UK contribution to Large Hadron Collider, p.a.: £34m
Albert Einstein, merchandise income ('07): £9m
Vincent de Rivaz, chief exec, EDF UK, p.a.: £600k
Graduate assistant to Stephen Hawking, Cambridge Uni, p.a.: £23k
Tim Berners-Lee, fee for inventing internet: £0

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