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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2013 was awarded jointly to François Englert and Peter W. Higgs "for the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles, and which recently was confirmed through the discovery of the predicted fundamental particle, by the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN's Large Hadron Collider"

François Englert

François Englert

Peter W. Higgs

Peter W. Higgs

The Scientific background paper can be found here. (font: nobelprize.org website)
You can find the complete investigation conducted at CERN in the official website.


Interview with François Englert (credit: CERN)



Interview with Peter Higgs (credit: CERN)


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