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Which scientist should be on the new £50 note? El Reg weighs in – and you should vote, too

Frumious Bandersnatch Silver badge

Thomas Midgley Jr.

Posthumous awards are fine, but they're really just to make us feel good/special/whatever. Wouldn't it be nice if we could also admit that we're often amazingly stupid and doing great harm to ourselves and our planet?

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