What is Crystallography?

Have you ever wondered what the study of crystals is called? The scientific study of crystals is called Crystallography. Crystallography is the scientific study of crystal lattices and their formation.

Salt crystals attracted the interest of a father and son duo who studied the formation and structure of salt crystals in 1913 using x-rays.

William Lawrence and William Henry Bragg won the 1915 nobel prize and founded a new field of science called Crystallography.

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