Three Jews, Two Israelis, One Nobel Prize


Left to right: Levitt, Rarshel and Karplus.

(DEBKA) American-Israeli professors Arieh Rarshel and Michael Levitt, and their Jewish American colleague Prof. Martin Karplus, were awarded the Nobel Prize for the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems, at a ceremony today in Stockholm, Sweden.

Each of the three received a prize of $1 million.

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