BREAKING: Egyptian Nobel Prize winner Ahmed Zewail died at 70

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Egyptian scientist, Nobel Prize Winner and father femtochemistry Ahmed Zewail died Tuesday at age of 70.

Zewail was born in 1946 who a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Chemistry from Alexandria University, Egypt before moving to the United States to complete his PhD at the University of Pennsylvania

He won Nobel Prize 1999 in Chemistry for his work on femtochemistry and became the first Arab scientist to win a Nobel Prize in a scientific field.