On May 5, a postage stamp “100th Birth Anniversary of Ya.B. Zeldovich (1914–1987), Theoretical Physicist”


Yakov Borisovich Zeldovich (1914–1987) was a Soviet physicist and a member of the USSR Academy of Science (1958); he dealt with nuclear defense issues and astrophysics and cosmology.

FDCs with cancellation (Moscow and Saint Petersburg) have been prepared for the release.

Design: А. Povarikhin
Face value: 15 RUB.
Size of stamp: 42×30 mm, size of sheet: 142×166 mm.
Form of issue: a sheet of 15 (3×5) stamps.
Circulation: 405 thousand stamps of each value (27 thousand sheets).

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