One thing we have in common, even if it's different in each one of us, is DNA.
|Great Britain - Millennium Series, The Scientists' Tale|
Mike Curtis is a sculptor whose depictions are shown on this 1999 stamp. Unfortunately these show a spiral and not the DNA double helix. I wonder why the Royal Mail has, so far, not had stamps for Watson and Crick - perhaps they have to be dead first!
USA commemorated a number of its scientists at least three of whom were Nobel Prize winners for their work
|USA - 16 June 2011|
Watson and Crick have appeared on Swedish stamps if not the British.
In 2006 the Distinguished American series included scientists who developed polio vaccines. One was for Dr Jonas Salk and the other -
|USA - Dr Albert Sabin, 8 March 2006|
I believe it's time British scientists were commemorated too. There have been few so far.
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