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  • The week that was in Israel

    By Uri Dromi

    December 16, 2011 | 10:39 am

    Two Israelis made world headlines this week. In freezing Stockholm, Prof. Dan Shechtman of the Haifa Technion (Israel’s Institute of Technology) won the Nobel Prize in chemistry. In sunny Perth, Australia, Lee Korzits won the gold medal at the women’s Sailing World Championships,...

  • Nobel winner Shechtman stresses education, entrepreneurship

    December 12, 2011 | 10:22 am

    Accepting his Nobel Prize, Israel’s Dan Shechtman encouraged entrepreneurship among the young.

    Shechtman, of the Haifa Technion, became the 10th Israeli to win the world’s most prestigious prize at Saturday’s annual Nobel ceremony in Stockholm.

    The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences...

  • What is it about Israel that wins Nobels?

    October 11, 2011 | 3:18 pm

    Dan Shechtman remembers the day he was kicked out of a research group because of the theory that last week won him the Nobel Prize in chemistry.

    “Read this book. What you say is impossible,” the group leader at the National Bureau of Standards in Maryland, where Shechtman was...

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