Asa Gray, who keeps coming up this blog lately, has been honored without place on one of the lovelier first-class stamps I have seen come out of the U.S. Postal Service lately. It’s good to see gray honored this way. As far as I know, he is the first scientist honored by a stamp for work that was vital to the theory of evolution.
For more, see:
How Charles Darwin Seduced Asa Gray, here at Neuron Culture
Gray gets stamp of approval, in Harvard Gazette
Re:Design, a drama about Darwin & Gray