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This Discovery News article reports the discovery of naturally occurring quasicrystals, or crystals with a non-periodic structure. Previously, quasicrystals were thought to exist only in the laboratory. The article explains the differences between crystals and quasicrystals, and includes a picture of a quasicrystal found by scientists.
%0 Electronic Source %D July 24, 2009 %T 'Impossibly Perfect' Crystals Found in Nature %I Discovery Communications, Inc. %V 2016 %N 4 May 2016 %8 July 24, 2009 %9 text/html %U http://dsc.discovery.com/news/2009/06/04/quasicrystal-nature.html
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