The Israel Institute of Technology Professor Daniel Schectman announced that he is running for president of Israel on Friday on Channel 1 news.
Shechtman won the Nobel Prize in 2011 for discovering quasicrystals, which have non-repeating patterns the prize committee described as "fascinating mosaics of the Arabic world reproduced at the level of atoms."
Jerusalem Post Annual Conference. Buy it now, Special offer. Come meet Israel's top leaders