Date of Issue : 25 February 2010
The Royal Society is the world's oldest science organisation. To celebrate its 350th birthday, a set of 10 commemorative stamps were issued in 2010 featuring its most illustrious members.The split-design stamps feature the luminaries' portraits paired with dramatic and colorful 'brainstorming' imagery representing their achievements.
Picture Gallery : Stamps Honour Science Greats
“Science and Technology” Stamp exhibition , Bangalore ( 28-29 February 2012)
Venue : 1st Floor of the General Post Office
Timings : 28 – 29 Feb 2012 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
The Karnataka Philatelic Society and Karnataka postal circle organized a philatelic exhibition on the theme, “Science and Technology” in collaboration with India Post, on the occasion of Science Day which is celebrated throughout the country on February 28th .
The exhibition was organized by KPS at the Philately Museum, 1Floor, Bangalore, General Post Office.The aim of this exhibition is to showcase “Science and Technology” through stamps and motivate the children in pursuing philately as a hobby.
The 50 frames were displayed with exhibits on topics such as Astronomy, Lunar Mission, Halley's Comet, orbital space stations, atom for peace, solar system, scientists, communication, minerals, medicine and Nobel laureates.
India Post invited philatelists, public interested in philately and school students, especially those in the seventh standard, to visit the exhibition.
The exhibition would be kept open between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. until February 29th.
Entry is free. Children will also get an opportunity to visit the philately museum on the 1st Floor of the General Post Office and understand philately,
- Jagannath Mani, Bangalore