Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1726)
Discoverer of Gravitational Laws
Germany 1771 (issued 1-14-1993)

James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879)
Discoverer of Electromagnetism
San Marino (issued 9-24-1991)

Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
Discover of Relativity
Israel 117 (issued 1-3-1956)

Science & Poetry

Newton's law of gravitation is science.
His search for pretty seashells is poetry.

Maxwell's electromagnetism is science.
His expanding universe dream is poetry.

Einstein's E = mc2 is science.
His wisdom mudra pose is poetry.

The Pythagorean Theorem is science.
Golden Verses of Pythagoras is poetry.

Dante's Einsteinian 3-Sphere is science.
His undying love for Beatrice is poetry.

Pascal's calculating machine is science.
His vision "Fire, God... joy, peace" is poetry.

Leibniz's calculus discovery is science.
His yin-yang binary system is poetry.

Kekule's C6-Benzene ring is science.
His dream— snake biting its tail is poetry.

Borodin's aldol reaction is science.
His "Stranger in Paradise" is poetry.

Discovery of penicillin is science.
Fleming's serendipity is poetry.

Feynman's electrodynamics is science.
His sleeping in isolation tanks is poetry.

Dyson's Feynman diagrams is science.
His "Enlightenment at Age 15" is poetry.

Inspiring Columbia physicists is science.
Izzy Rabi asking questions is poetry.

Intellectual logic is needed in science.
Intuitive insights spring forth is poetry.

  — Peter Y. Chou
      Mountain View, 3-23-2016

Pythagorean Theorem
Greece #583
(issued 8-20-1955)

(570 BC-495 BC)
Greece #584

Dante's 3-Sphere
American Journal
of Physics 47

Dante & Beatrice to Paradise
Italy #919
(issued 10-21-1965)

Blaise Pascal (1623-1662)
Scientist & Vision of God (1654)
France 1038 (issued 5-26-1962)

Alexander Borodin (1833-1887), Chemist
& Composer "Stranger in Paradise" (1890)
Russia 5.50 kopecks Postcard (2008)

Benzene Ring
Germany #892
(issued 8-14-1964)

Penicillin Discovery
Great Britain #2835
(issued 9-16-2010)

René Descartes (1596-1650)
Discoverer of Analytic Geometry
France #331 (issued June 1937)

Gottfried Leibniz (1646-1716)
Discoverer of Calculus
Germany #1993 (issued 6-13-1996)

Richard Feynman (1918-1988)
Discover of Electrodynamics
U.S. #3909 (issued 5-4-2005)