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USC Professor Awarded Nobel Prize In Chemistry

A University of Southern California professor was awarded the Nobel Prize Wednesday for Chemistry.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/09/2013

Belgian theoretical physicist Francois Englert delivers a speech during a visit to the CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) in Meyrin, Canton of Geneva, Switzerland, on June 4, 2013. AFP PHOTO / BELGA / ERIC LALMAND        (Photo credit should read ERIC LALMAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Visiting SoCal Professor Wins Nobel Prize For ‘God Particle’ Discovery

A visiting professor to Southern California has won the Nobel Prize for his role in discovering the so-called “God Particle”.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/08/2013

Ahmed Zewail, Egypt-born US 1999 Nobel Chemistry laureate attends on press conference October 8, 2009 before the Nobel Laureates Seminar in Vienna. A series of annual seminars featuring Nobel Laureates takes place each year with a different thematic focus. (credit: SAMUEL KUBANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Caltech Professor May Become Egypt’s Next Leader

A Caltech professor and Southern California resident arrived in Cairo and Sunday publicly called for President Hosni Mubarak to quit.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/06/2011