1. Title Scientist talk event "Nobel prize of chemistry 2011 This is quasi crystal"
2. IYC interests @Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
AEncourage interest of young people in chemistry
BGenerate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry
CCelebrate the role of women in chemistry
3. Short description We will have a chemist studying about quasi-crystal, Prof.An-Pang Tsai, at the scientist talk event on 23th Dec. Let's learn about quasi-crystal, and learn what is "order" through the structure of quasi-crystal.
4. Audience General public, students, secondary school students, high schools, secondary school students
5. Topic Seminars, chemistry, celebrating chemistry
6. Long description What do you imagine when you hear "order"? An Othello board with same distanced-cells? A straight line of ants?
Actually, the "order" what we know is not all, but it is just in a limited sense.
If you learn about quasi-crystal, you may see what order means.
Quasi-crystal is the theme of Nobel prize of chemistry of 2011.
We will have an event about quasi-crystal with the leading person in quasi-crystal field, Prof. An-Pang Tsai.
He will give a lecture about quasi-crystal, an episode of Dr. Dan shechtman, about quasi-crystal material used in our daily life,etc. (in Japanese)

Date: 23rd December

Place:National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan)2-3-6 Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0064, Japan
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8. Contact detail

Name:Moeko TABATA
Organization or affiliations:National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan)
Phone :+81-3-3570-9154