Netanyahu meets with Israeli Nobel laureate, is given chemistry lesson

07.10.2011                      09.Tischrei. 5772                      Erew Jom Kippur

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Netanyahu meets with Israeli Nobel laureate, is given chemistry lesson

Dan Shechtman, who was awarded the 2011 Nobel in chemistry, explains discovery to Prime Minister, who promises larger investment in higher education.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hosted Nobel Prize winner Dan Shechtman at his office on Thursday, and received a chemistry lesson from the Israeli.
At the meeting, Netanyahu asked Shechtman to teach him about the findings that earned him the 2011 Nobel Prize in chemistry. Using a blackboard, Shechtman drew a diagram of his discovery – quasicrystals – a chemical structure that researchers previously thought was impossible….