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Posted 01/01/2012   10:16 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Bug-eyed: Sir Alexander Fleming (1881-1955), Scottish biologist and pharmacologist best know for his discovery of penicillin, co-winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1945, designed after a photo by P. Hatting, engraved by Czeslaw Slania, and issued by Faroe Islands on June 6, 1983, Scott No. 96, Facit No. 87.

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Thanks, nethryk....

yes, I know. I also saw a movie. I got married in 1966 in Alamorgordo, New Mexico and spent my 1 day honeymoon at the White Sands Memorial Park.
I had picked up some info and followed up on the Manhatten project.
Feyman also did calculation of black holes. Deep stuff. I worked in the nuclear power industry and took part in outages....

Here is a stamp from 2009

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..and an old Apple advertising!




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Great post fifia! I always like seeing stamps alongside their real world counterparts.
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Recurrent: Here is an image of another stamp (see previous page) honoring André-Marie Ampčre (1775-1836), French physicist and mathematician, designed and engraved by Antonin Delzers after a portrait by French painter Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761-1845), and issued by France on February 27, 1936, Scott No. 306, Y&T No. 310.

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Mikhail Vasilyevich Lomonosov (November 19 1711 – April 15 1765) was a Russian polymath, scientist and writer, who made important contributions to literature, education, and science. Among his discoveries was the atmosphere of Venus. His spheres of science were natural science, chemistry, physics, mineralogy, history, art, philology, optical devices and others. Lomonosov was also a poet, who created the basis of the modern Russian literary language.

Moscow State University was renamed ''M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University'' in his honor in 1940.



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Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as About this sound Carl von Linné was a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of binomial nomenclature. He is known as the father of modern taxonomy, and is also considered one of the fathers of modern ecology. Many of his writings were in Latin, and his name is rendered in Latin as Carolus Linnćus (after 1761 Carolus a Linné).


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Carl von Linné, Alexander Roslin, 1775.
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The first stamp depicted Charles Darwinm, issued in Ecuador in 1936, in order to commemorate 100 anniversary of his visit of these Islands.
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Multitasker: Ruder Josip Boskovic (1711-1787) was a physicist, astronomer, mathematician, philosopher, diplomat, poet, theologian, Jesuit, and a polymath from the city of Dubrovnik in the Republic of Ragusa (today Croatia), who studied and lived in Italy and France. Boskovic is famous for his atomic theory and made many important contributions to astronomy. Here is an image of a stamp depicting Boskovic at work, designed by Croatian painter and professor of arts Ivo Režek (1898-1979), engraved by Karl Seizinger, and issued by Croatia on December 13, 1943, Scott No. 59, SG No. 103, plus an image of a 1760 portrait of the scientist in London by English portrait and historical painter Robert Edge Pine (1730-1788).

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By the numbers: Leonhard Euler (1707-1783) was a Swiss mathematician and physicist who is considered one of the greatest mathematicians of all time. Here is an image of a semi-postal stamp featuring a portrait of Euler, designed after a painting (1756) by Swiss artist Jakob Emanuel Handmann (1718-1781), engraved by Karl Bickel, and issued by Switzerland on November 30, 1957, Scott No. B267, plus a photo of Handmann's portrait. Note the droopy right eyelid; Euler was nearly blind in this eye.

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Evolving: Here is an image of another stamp featuring a portrait of Charles Darwin before he grew his famous beard, designed by Serban Zainea, printed by photogravure, and issued by Romania on April 25, 1959, Scott No. 1266, SG No. 1644, plus a photo of the scientist c. 1854 which may have been the model (in reverse angle) for this stamp's design.

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He ain't heavy: Baron Loránd Eötvös de Vásárosnamény (1848-1919) was a Hungarian physicist noted for his work on gravitation and surface tension. Here is an image of a stamp featuring a portrait of Eötvös and a depiction of his torsion pendulum, a sensitive instrument for measuring the density of underlying rock strata, designed by László Dudás, printed by lithogravure, and issued by Hungary on January 31, 1991, Scott No. 3277, plus an image of a painting of the scientist which was probably the model for the stamp's design.

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Penetrating vision: Antoine Béclčre (1856-1939) was a virologist, immunologist, and a pioneer in radiology. In 1897 he created the first laboratory of radiology in Paris. Here is an image of a stamp featuring a portrait of Béclčre and equipment used in radiology, designed and engraved by Henry Cheffer, and issued by France on April 13, 1957, Scott No. 822, Y&T No. 1096.

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Alexander von Humboldt (Berlin, 1769 - 1859) on a maximum card issued by his hometown.



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Reactionary: François Auguste Victor Grignard (1871-1935) was a Nobel Prize-winning (1912) French chemist. Here is an image of a semi-postal stamp featuring a portrait of the chemist and depictions of the apparatus he used to produce the Grignard reaction, a new method for generating carbon-carbon bonds using magnesium to couple ketones and alkyl halides, and the Nobel medal for physics and chemistry, designed by Jean Pheulpin, engraved by Pierre Béquet, and issued by France on May 8, 1971 to commemorate Grignard's birth centenary, Scott No. B447, Y&T No. 1669, plus a photo of Grignard taken in 1912.

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Here are images of the two EUROPA stamps in a set featuring likenesses of famous scientists, designed by Eros Donnini, combined engraved and lithogravure, and issued by Italy on May 2, 1983, Scott Nos. 558 & 559.

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Looking up: Galileo Galilei (1564-1642), Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher, and a telescope.


Drawing the line: Archimedes of Syracuse (c. 287 BC – c. 212 BC), Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer, and an Archimedes' screw pumping water.
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