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Physicists on the Money

Physicists on the Money

This site, authored by Edward F. Redish of the University of Marlyand, contains a collection of images of currency with faces of physicists from all around the world. Some of these famous scientists include: Abu Nasr Al-Farabi (870-950), Kristian Birkeland (1867-1917), Niels Bohr (1885-1962), Ruggero Boscovich (1711-1787), Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543), Marie and Pierre Curie (1867-1934; 1859-1906), Democritus (460 BC-370 BC), Albert Einstein (1879-1955), Leonhard Euler (1707-1783), Michael Faraday, Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), Galileo Gallilei, Carl Frederich Gauss, Christian Huyens, Lord Kelvin, Guglielmo Marconi, Isaac Newton, Han Christian Orsted (1777-1851), Olaf Romer (1644-1710), Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937), Erwin Schroediner, Nikola Tesla and Allesandro Volta (1745-1827). This is a great resource as it provides a visual and textual description of each scientist.

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