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Butterfly Wing Colors Come From Space-Age Structures

Some butterflies get their fabulous colors from light refracted through membrane shapes that were first discovered by mathematicians and applied in space-age material science. Using microscopes with three-dimensional nanoscale resolution, Yale University researchers found that shades of green in the… Continue reading

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Nobel Prize Given for Quasicrystals

Nobel Prize Given for Quasicrystals: Israeli scientist Dan Shechtman was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for a discovery that faced skepticism and mockery, even prompting his expulsion from his U.S. research team, before it won wide… Continue reading

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