BBC News – Nobel win for crystal discovery

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The award of the Nobel prize is the the highest achievement for any scientist. In this case, the thirty year wait between discovery and prize tells us a lot about ‘How Science Works’. The initial discovery was not accepted by the scientific community, but through research the acquisition of evidence, the existence of these strange crystals was confirmed.

Those who seek to bypass science for their ideas should learn from this story how science is conducted and how new ideas can be accepted.

BBC News – Nobel win for crystal discovery

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