2014 – International year of crystallography

2014 – International year of crystallography

Happy New Year!

2014 is a special year: the international year of crystallography! So many important scientific developments have been indebted to this field, including the discoveries of many proteins, drugs and materials that shape the world we live in. At it’s heart lies the ability to determine how atoms are arranged in solids by the way they interact with X-rays, electrons and neutrons, but its applications go so much further that that! I’m sure there will be many more posts about it to come…


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