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2011 Nobel Chemistry Prize - Daniel Shechtman

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2011 to Dan Shechtman -
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel "for the discovery of quasicrystals."

NIST Colleagues Congratulate Shechtman on Nobel Chemistry Prize

Created September 6, 2011, Updated December 8, 2014