“Steinhardt coined the term quasicrystal to describe this pattern.”
“What Dr Shechtman had discovered, he realised, was a new sort of material called a quasicrystal.”
“If you or your mate shaved this morning with one of those thin-foil electric shavers, that face probably brushed up against a strange form of matter called a quasicrystal.”
“A quasicrystal is a solid whose components exhibit long-range order, but without a single pattern or a unit cell that repeats.”
“Duke University materials scientists have developed a computer model of how a "quasicrystal" metallic alloy interacts with a gas at various temperatures and pressures.”
“Agence France-Presse/Getty Images The atomic model of an Ag-Al quasicrystal.”
“A team of researchers says it has found in a Russian mineral sample the first natural example of a quasicrystal, an unusual material that displays some of the properties of a crystal but boasts a more intricate and complex structure.”
“And when he combed through thousands of photos of medieval Islamic buildings, he found that same set of shapes increasingly used over the years to make ever-more complex patterns, including a seemingly true quasicrystal by 1453.”
“In addition to the 25 solo exhibitions of his painting and sculpture, Robbin holds the patent for the application of quasicrystal geometry to architecture and is well-known as a pioneer in the computer visualization of four-dimensional geometry.”
“The quasicrystal that fell to Earth: We've only found one instance of naturally occurring quasicrystals, but researchers are now suggesting they're in an unusual natural environment: the remains of a meteorite.”
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