Britain issued a coin with a black hole


Британия выпустила монету с черной дыройIt was created in honor of Stephen Hawking.

The Royal mint of great Britain issued a coin in honor of the scientist Stephen Hawking. On the coin 50 pence depicts a black hole – that their study involved a famous scientist.

“I tried to put a big black hole on a tiny coin would like to he [Hawking] was still here to laugh about it,” said Edwin Ellis, who designed the coins.

Coins with the black hole released in different alloys and are from 10 to 795 pounds (in gold). All circulation coins have already been reserved, said the Royal mint in his Twitter.

Theoretical physicist and popularizer of science Stephen Hawking is one of the most famous scientists of our time – died in March 2018 at the age of 76 years.


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