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Title: Physicists on the Money
Url: http://www2.physics.umd.edu/~redish/Money/
Creator: Redish, Edward F.
Publisher: University of Maryland
Description: 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.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Biography
Science -- Physics -- Biography -- Collective
Science -- Physics -- History -- General works
Science -- Physics -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Key Concept: Physics
Date Issued: 2008-12-02
Resource Type: Collection
Reference Material
Format: Image -- JPEG
Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Rights: Department of Physics, University of Maryland
Access Rights: Free access
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