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Nothing could have prepared chemist Dan Shechtman for the waves of criticism that would follow his discovery of quasi-crystals.
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“Before publishing my work, only a few scientists knew about my finding and their reactions were varied. Many felt that the data were encouraging, while some were more sceptical,” says Shechtman, now a Distinguished Emeritus Professor at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.
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