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USC chemistry professor Arieh Warshel wins Nobel Prize

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Classical mechanics, represented by Isaac Newton, typically doesn't play nicely with quantum mechanics, represented by Schrodinger's cat. But the 2013 Nobel laureates for chemistry figured out a way to get the two work together. Courtesy of the Nobel Prize

One of California's own got a life-changing phone call this morning. USC professor Arieh Warshel was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry today along with two colleagues.

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KPCC's Corey Moore was at a press conference for Professor Warshel this morning. He joins the show with more. 


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