NOBEL PRIZE IN CHEMISTRY

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TITLE: NOBEL PRIZE IN CHEMISTRYDATELINE: Oct. 6, 2011LENGTH: 0:02:07LOCATION: StockholmINTRO:In other news... Israeli researcher Daniel Shechtman has won the 2011 Nobel Prize in chemistry. The announcement from Stockholm has drawn praise from Israel's leadership who says Shechtman's achievement is a testament to the Jewish state's stature as a technological powerhouse.Lifestyles has the story.PKGStaffan Normark, Permanent Secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced the honor on Wednesday in Stockholm.SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH) STAFFAN NORMARK, ROYAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES:"This year's award is a remarkable mosaic of atoms. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Professor Daniel Shechtman, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. And The Academy's citation rounds for the discovery of quasicrystals."Shechtman discovered quasicrystals in 1982, which is a type of atom form that for decades was considered impos Powered by www.newslook.com Producer : Xinhua News Agency

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