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Nobel Prize for Chemistry – experts respond

Peter Griffin posted in on October 6th, 2011.

Israeli physicist Daniel Shechtman was last night awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry for his discovery of “quasicrystals” in metals – crystals with strange structures scientists had thought to be impossible. The UK SMC rounded up  reaction from scientists: Dr Andrew Goodwin, Department of Chemistry at Oxford University, comments: “Daniel Shechtman’s award of the 2011 […]

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