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October 8, 2011 - Nobel Prize for Quasicrystals Not Supposed to Exist.
The discovery of pentagonal symmetry in crystals - even though rejected for decades - has “fundamentally altered how chemists conceive of solid matter.”
- Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in awarding $1.5 million 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Left: Optical micrograph of a large dodecahedral grain of Zinc 56.8,
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