Dec 7, 2022

Stamps Look Back on Einstein’s Greatest Breakthrough

By |2022-12-07T14:14:51-05:0012 December 2022|Announcements|

On November 21, 1905, Einstein published a paper that presented one of the world’s most famous formulas — E=mc2, which laid the foundation for atomic energy. One of the greatest scientific minds in human history, Albert Einstein, was born in Ulm, Württemberg, Germany in 1879. Although he was very successful in the end, Einstein occasionally ...

Sep 12, 2022

Stamps Commemorate the Start of the Electrical Age

By |2022-09-12T14:24:37-04:009 September 2022|From Around the World|

On September 4, 1882, Thomas Edison began providing electricity to a portion of New York City, an event often considered the start of the electrical age. Edison first grew interested in incandescent electric lighting in mid-1878. A little over a year later he successfully developed the first practical incandescent light. He then set to work ...

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