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MSE professor wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The Nobel Foundation today announced Dan Shechtman of Iowa State University’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory, and Israel’s Technion has won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.  The foundation announced The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences picked Shechtman “for the discovery of quasicrystals.” That 1982 discovery of … Continue reading MSE professor wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Danny Shechtman

MSE professor wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

  The Nobel Foundation today announced Dan Shechtman of Iowa State University’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory, and Israel’s Technion has won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. The foundation announced The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences picked Shechtman “for the discovery of quasicrystals.” That 1982 discovery … Continue reading MSE professor wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry