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Dan Shechtman

Dan Shechtman

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2011

"for the discovery of quasicrystals."

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Dan Shechtman stated that he would use the Nobel Prize cash of $1.45 million for his grandchildren's education.

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Name: Dan Shechtman
Birth: 24 January 1941, Tel Aviv, British Mandate of Palestine (now Israel)
Affiliation: Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Award: "for the discovery of quasicrystals."
Portion of Cash: 1/1
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