Money and Science

Writing grants all the time (another deadline coming Monday, yikes) made me think about money and science, but in a rather oblique way: coins and notes commemorating scientists and scientific achievements. While looking for examples, I found that Alex Pasternack from Motherboard.TV has done a really nice and thorough job already. So have a look, really cool collection of notes & coins commemorating scientists. If you know of any other science-inspired currency, please link to a pic in the comments.

Title: Science Currency Designs

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One Response to “Money and Science”

  1. Andreas Wilm says:

    Less well known: Aydin Sayili – who apparently received the world’s first PhD degree for scientific history from Harvard University – is shown on a five Turkish Lira note which also features a (left-handed 🙂 DNA helix: