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Peres: Another Nobel Prize is just what Israel needed

President Shimon Peres congratulated Israeli Nobel laureate Dan Shechtman on Wednesday, saying, "If you had asked me what else Israel needs, I would have said another Nobel Prize."
Shechtman won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for discovering quasicrystals, which have mathematical non-repeating patterns. His discovery flew in the face of conventional scientific wisdom at the time that crystals contained only repeating patterns.
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