A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

Putting Middle Eastern Events in Cultural and Historical Context

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Israeli Takes the Chemistry Nobel

While I was speculating about whether Arab spring might produce Arab winners of both the Nobel Prize for Literature and the Peace Prize, another Nobel has gone to the region, though not to an Arab: Israeli chemist Daniel Shechtman of the Technion in Haifa has won the Nobel for Chemistry.

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