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Alan4discussion's Avatar Jump to comment 15 by Alan4discussion

Perhaps the Canadian government (and other some governments) could copy the Bank of England and celebrate scientists on bank notes!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Bank_Of_England10.png

http://uk.ask.com/wiki/Bank_of_England_note_issues - while a second Series E note was issued on 7 November 2000 featuring Charles Darwin, HMS Beagle, a hummingbird, and flowers under a magnifying glass, illustrating the Origin of Species. The hummingbird's inclusion has been criticised, since Darwin's ideas were spurred by finches and mockingbirds, not hummingbirds

Wed, 08 Feb 2012 10:20:22 UTC | #915563