Technion’s Dan Shechtman is honored for his discovery of quasicrystal patterns of atoms.
Technion professor is awarded for discovery of quasicrystals; presenter says the discovery "created a new branch of science," and "given us a reminder of how little we know... a truly great achievement."
Dan Shechtman had numerous opportunities to make a stellar career in America, but he chose to return home to Technion.
Prof. Dan Shechtman's Nobel Prize, Google Street View putting Haifa, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology on the map.
“If negotiations are done publicly, it becomes an ongoing press conference,” Peres says.
Technion scientist Dan Shechtman joins nine other Israelis who have previously won the illustrious prize in various fields.