… in the Minneapolis Star Tribune notes that the most charitable description of what’s been going on at the clubby University of Minnesota medical school would be “bizarre.”
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
When Professor Shechtman first made this discovery, it was met with much skepticism. It really was a jaw-dropping discovery that put him under intense pressure. Even Pauling did not agree with his interpretation and proposed alternative models for the diffraction patterns Shechtman first observed for quasi-crystals.
A wonderful story for denialists (climate, evolution...) and anti-scientists.
Mazel tov, Professor Shechtman.
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