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What excites and inspires Dan Shechtman in science today?


Dan Shechtman at 42nd Annual NIST Awards in 2014
Dan Shechtman at the 42nd Annual NIST Awards in December 2014.

“Today, I concentrate my efforts by promoting science education in Israel and all over the world. I give a huge number of lectures around the world on science, on technological entrepreneurship, on how to raise a new generation of scientists, and on other scientific subjects that may interest young people.

"I started two programs in Israel to promote science education among young children. I started a program to teach science in kindergarten, age five—real science to kindergarten children here in Haifa—in addition to my TV program.”

Created April 3, 2017, Updated August 31, 2021