Dan Shechtman http://iowapublicradio.org en 2011 Nobel Laureate Dan Shechtman http://iowapublicradio.org/post/2011-nobel-laureate-dan-shechtman-0 <div>In 1982, Dan Shechtman of Iowa State University and the Ames Laboratory discovered a type of crystal so strange, so unusual it upended the scientific world. Thu, 08 Nov 2012 17:49:24 +0000 Ben Kieffer 10486 at http://iowapublicradio.org 2011 Nobel Laureate Dan Shechtman 2011 Nobel Laureate Dan Shechtman http://iowapublicradio.org/post/2011-nobel-laureate-dan-shechtman <p>Join host Ben Kieffer as he talks with the 2011 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Professor Dan Shechtman.&nbsp; We&rsquo;ll hear the story behind his discovery of a type of crystal so unusual at the time that it upended the scientific world and about his reaction to the moment he was given the news of his Nobel Prize.&nbsp; Dan Shechtman is a professor of materials science and engineering at Iowa State University, a research scientist for the U.S. Fri, 24 Feb 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Ben Kieffer 193 at http://iowapublicradio.org