Fan favorites win the Nobel. Britain’s Peter Higgs and Belgium’s François Englert won the Nobel Prize in Physics for predicting the existence of the Higgs boson, the so-called God particle that explains why elementary matter has mass.
October 9, 2013

'God particle' scientists win Nobel Physics Prize (via AFP)

Peter Higgs of Britain and Francois Englert of Belgium won the Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for conceiving of the tantalising "God particle" which confers mass. Higgs, 84, and Englert, 80, were honoured for theorising a particle -- discovered…

 

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