Put a Black Hole in Your Pocket with This New Stephen Hawking 50-Pence Coin

Live Science | 3/13/2019 | Staff
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The Royal Mint of the United Kingdom has released a commemorative coin honoring the late physicist Stephen Hawking, and featuring one of his favorite subjects — black holes.

The new 50-pence (66 cents) coin features Hawking's name spread over a field of concentric, circular lines representing a black hole. Cleverly, the surface of the coin appears to indent inward at the black hole's center (but is actually a 2D image).

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