Audio slideshow: First class scientists

A man whose law is taught in school laboratories across the country, one of the founding fathers of the United States, and the creator of the first computer, all feature in a series of commemorative Royal Mail stamps marking The Royal Society's 350th anniversary year.

The ten stamps focus on past fellows of the society, all of whom made a significant contribution to scientific endeavour. Take a look, with the Royal Society's Executive Secretary, Stephen Cox.

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Images courtesy Royal Mail, Troika Photos and Getty Images. Music courtesy KPM Music.
Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 25 February 2010.


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