Royal Swedish Academy of Science

Nobel Prize Came As 'Surprise' To Israeli Scientist

10/06/2011
Staff Writer

The Technion’s Dan Shechtman is the Susan Lucci of the science world. It took Lucci 19 nominations before she won a Daytime Emmy for outstanding actress in 1999, and it took Shechtman 24 nominations before he won Wednesday the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

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