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    ISU Professor Awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    Announced today - Professor Dan Shechtman was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Great publicity for the University.

    ISU scientist wins chemistry Nobel - Omaha.com


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    Re: ISU Professor Awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said Shechtman's discovery in 1982 fundamentally changed the way chemists look at solid matter. It initially faced strong objections from the scientific community, and even got him kicked out of his research group.
    the prize committee is really on the ball



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    Re: ISU Professor Awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    hey, I'll take it


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    Re: ISU Professor Awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    What exactly does he get? Besides world known honor.



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    Re: ISU Professor Awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    Quote Originally Posted by CyBer View Post
    What exactly does he get? Besides world known honor.
    Jelly of the month club membership.



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    Re: ISU Professor Awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    Quote Originally Posted by CyBer View Post
    What exactly does he get? Besides world known honor.
    He will receive the 10 million kronor ($1.5 million) award along with the other Nobel Prize winners at a Dec. 10 ceremony in Stockholm.



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    Re: ISU Professor Awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    cash prize, medal, certifcate of completion.



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    Re: ISU Professor Awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    Quote Originally Posted by JY07 View Post
    the prize committee is really on the ball
    Most Nobel prizes are awarded for research that was first conducted years ago. The full long-term impact of research is obviously not recognized until long after it has been conducted.



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    Re: ISU Professor Awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    this year features the rare occurrence that an award is given to someone who is dead. Normally if they award the prize and the person dies before they can accept it, no one gets it- there is no second place. ...they also don't award the prize to a dead person, so I wil have to read up on what's going on with that dude.



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    Re: ISU Professor Awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    Quote Originally Posted by Agkistrodon View Post
    Most Nobel prizes are awarded for research that was first conducted years ago. The full long-term impact of research is obviously not recognized until long after it has been conducted.
    That makes them sound thoughtful and not reactionary enough.

    Nice work by our guy. This is exciting news!


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    Quote Originally Posted by FarminCy View Post
    Jelly of the month club membership.
    How do I win the nobel prize?



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    Re: ISU Professor Awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    Israeli scientist wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry - CNN.com

    Weird, there's no mention of it in ISU website and according to CNN he's a professor at Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.



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    Re: ISU Professor Awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclone13 View Post
    Israeli scientist wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry - CNN.com

    Weird, there's no mention of it in ISU website and according to CNN he's a professor at Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.
    They put up a breaking new bars on the ISU home page that links to the story.



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    Re: ISU Professor Awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclone13 View Post
    Israeli scientist wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry - CNN.com

    Weird, there's no mention of it in ISU website and according to CNN he's a professor at Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.
    Ugh, he's probably repping his high school like Ellis Hobbs.



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    Re: ISU Professor Awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    John Walters is my hero

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