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Have any nobel prizes been awarded to computational physicists?

  1. Mar 2, 2014 #1
    Seems like most have been to observational astronomers, and experimental solid state people generally.

    Would it be possible for a physicist whose main focus in research was computational to win a Nobel Prize?
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    There are a handful of theoretical condensed matter physicists who have gotten the Nobel Prize. I'm sure there was some computational work involved in their research.
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