Richard Dawkins was a British scientist.
In 1997, he and his wife were among the celebrities observing the Mars 97 mission at the National Space Museum. (PROSE: The Dying Days)
In 2003, the Sixth Doctor expected Richard Dawkins to be among the "greats" of science present at the centenary of the National Foundation for Scientific Research in Berkshire. (AUDIO: Catch-1782)
In 2009, when Earth was taken to the Medusa Cascade by the Daleks, Dawkins appeared on television to discuss the phenomenon. He pointed out that, as could be seen from the new constellations visible, the Earth had indeed travelled. (TV: The Stolen Earth)
Alternate Timeline Edit
In 1996, he was possibly the leader of a cult which still believed in stars. Aunt Sharon worried about Amy Pond joining it, saying that she didn't trust "that Richard Dawkins". (TV: The Big Bang)
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