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Listen: Daniel Shechtman, Nobel Prize Winner Who Challenged the "Consensus"


On an episode of ID the Future, David Boze recounts the plight of Dr. Daniel Shechtman, 2011 winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery of quasicrystals, who had previously suffered rejection and ridicule for threatening the scientific establishment.


Boze considers the parallels between Shechtman's once-heretical science and the modern-day scorn directed at the ID movement.

Image: Daniel Shechtman, Technion/Israel Institute of Technology (File:Shechtman_(2).jpg) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons.