Nobel Prize in Physics 2013 was awarded jointly to Englert and Higgs

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François Englert and Peter Higgs meet for the first time at CERN on 4 July 2012, when the discovery of Higgs particle was presented to the world .
(Photo Credit: CERN, http://cds.cern.ch/record/1459503)

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2013 was awarderd 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” (Credit nobelprize.org)

 

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