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