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published by the Discovery Communications, Inc.
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.
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Restriction: © 2009 Discovery Communications, Inc.
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Keywords: aperiodic tiling, crystals, penrose tiles, quasicrystals
Record Creator: Metadata instance created July 20, 2009 by Raina Khatri
Record Updated: Jan 28, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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(Discovery Communications, Inc., Silver Spring, 2009), WWW Document, (http://dsc.discovery.com/news/2009/06/04/quasicrystal-nature.html).
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'Impossibly Perfect' Crystals Found in Nature (Discovery Communications, Inc., Silver Spring, 2009), <http://dsc.discovery.com/news/2009/06/04/quasicrystal-nature.html>.
APA Format
'Impossibly Perfect' Crystals Found in Nature. (2009, July 24). Retrieved August 23, 2014, from Discovery Communications, Inc.: http://dsc.discovery.com/news/2009/06/04/quasicrystal-nature.html
Chicago Format
Discovery Communications, Inc.. 'Impossibly Perfect' Crystals Found in Nature. Silver Spring: Discovery Communications, Inc., July 24, 2009. http://dsc.discovery.com/news/2009/06/04/quasicrystal-nature.html (accessed 23 August 2014).
MLA Format
'Impossibly Perfect' Crystals Found in Nature. Silver Spring: Discovery Communications, Inc., 2009. 24 July 2009. 23 Aug. 2014 <http://dsc.discovery.com/news/2009/06/04/quasicrystal-nature.html>.
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@misc{ Title = {'Impossibly Perfect' Crystals Found in Nature}, Publisher = {Discovery Communications, Inc.}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {23 August 2014}, Month = {July 24, 2009}, Year = {2009} }
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