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    • after 1950 – before 1995

    Stamp depicts profile of Fritz Haber who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1918 for developing a process to synthesize ammonia from nitrogen and hydrogen gas, which allowed for the large-scale synthesis of…

    • 1979

    Stamp depicts the the Einstein Tower (Einsteinturm), an astrophysical observatory in the Albert Einstein Science Park in Potsdam, Germany. It houses a solar telescope designed by the astronomer Erwin Finlay-Freundlich…

    • 1979

    Cachet depicts Otto Hahn's equipment and the nuclear fission of uranium atoms. Stamp shows Hahn's diagram of the splitting of the uranium nucleus. Hahn was the Nobel Prize Winner for Chemistry in 1944.

    • 1979

    Cachet created by Colorano is a silk depiction of Rosalyn S. Yalow with text that describes the work which earned her the 1977 Nobel Prize in Medicine. Part of the Women's History Series (No. 83) by the National…

    • 1978

    Stamp commemorating the Swedish chemist, Svante Arrhenius (1859-1927), whose portrait is featured on the stamp. Arrhenius is considered by some to be the father of physical chemistry and won the 1903 Nobel Prize in…

    • 1978

    Stamp on souvenir sheet depicting Max Planck, a rocket, and the planet Earth. Planck won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1918 (the stamp incorrectly identifies his Nobel Prize as 1914). Max Planck is known as the father…

    • 1977

    Stamp depicts the launch of an Atlas rocket carrying a Mercury single-man spacecraft, Newton, the fabled apple, and a satellite (possibly NASA's first Orbiting Astronomical Observatory launched in 1966).

    • 1977

    While celebrating its centenary in 1977, the Royal Institute of Chemistry of Great Britain shared honors with English Nobel Prize winners in chemistry and physics. This stamp commemorates Derek Barton's receipt of the…

    • 1977

    While celebrating its centenary in 1977, the Royal Institute of Chemistry of Great Britain shared honors with English Nobel prize winners in chemistry and physics. This stamp commemorates W. N. Haworth's receipt of the…

    • 1976

    Depicts William Wrigley Jr., as well as a worker tapping a sapodilla tree, which was used to manufacture bubble gum. Includes the bicentennial logo of the American Revolution.