Nature, science and art: discoveries and rediscoveries
Oganov, Artem Romaevich D.Sc. in Physics and Mathematics, PhD in Crystallography, Professor, the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Professor, the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the Department of Materials Science of Semiconductors and Dielectrics at the NUST MISIS, Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Fellow of the American Physical Society, Member of Academia Europaea, Moscow, Russia A.Oganov@skoltech.ru
Abstract We live in a very strange world, with ample room for invention and discovery. I will discuss a few stories of great scientific discoveries made by scientists, artists, and... animals.
Keywords: сrystals, quasicrystals, Penrose tilings, solar cells