Check out this week’s super-interesting new podcast from Two Nice Jewish Boys:Episode 37 – Noble Prize Laureate Prof. Dan Shechtman and the Discovery that Changed His Life‏‎. For more podcasts check out their website.

Episode 37 – Noble Prize Laureate Prof. Dan Shechtman and the Discovery that Changed His Life‏‎

Progress entails change. However, the establishment generally rejects change. This is the challenge that pioneers face in all fields and this was the challenge that Professor Dan Shechtman faced upon his discovery of quasiperiodic crystals, or quasicrystals. Ultimately, this discovery would lead Dr. Shechtman to the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2011 but not before a long and often arduous journey.

Professor Dan Shechtman was kind enough to invite 2NJB to his home to talk about his life, his career and of course, the Nobel Prize.


About Two Nice Jewish Boys

Two Nice Jewish Boys is a weekly podcast in English about life in Israel. Naor Meningher and Eytan Weinstein offer you a glimpse of Israel and some of the interesting people who live here.

Naor Meninger is an independent filmmaker. He’s obsessed with Italy and runs the Israeli parmesan black-market.

Eytan Weinstein is an interactive scriptwriter. He grew up in Birmingham, Alabama and pronounces the word “drawer” funny.

Check out their website.

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