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Friday, October 07, 2011

Quasicrystals


- a a Penrose tiling

I'd seen a post earlier at Jerusalem Hills daily photo about Israeli scientist Daniel Shechtman's discovery of quasicrystals which won him the 2011 Nobel Prize for chemistry, but when I saw a video from the University of Nottingham explaining the significance of the discovery, I thought I'd post it. After all, it is about crystals :) .....




2 Comments:

Blogger Dina said...

Your video is an entertaining way of explaining the science. Cool!
Thanks, Crystal. There is nothing quasi about you. :)

12:17 PM  
Blogger crystal said...

Thanks, Dina :)

1:02 PM  

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