Celebrating Michael Levitt’s Nobel prize

This video clip (5:33) follows Israeli-American-British biophysicist Michael Levitt’s emotionally-charged morning on the day of the announcement that he was one of three winners of 2013’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry. From a 2 a.m. phone call to an influx of press in his humble home to an early-morning television interview and a Stanford University ceremony in his honor, Levitt maintains his signature sense of humor and takes it all in stride. His post-prize aspirations? “More of the same,” he says. “I want to carry on enjoying my family. To try to keep life as normal as possible, which they tell me is impossible…”

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