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Old 10-08-2013, 08:36 AM
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The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics goes to François Englert and Peter Higgs for the theory of how particles acquire mass, requiring the existence of the Higgs Boson, experimentally confirmed to exist in 2012.

The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics: Englert and Higgs: Scientific American Podcast
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Old 10-08-2013, 10:43 AM
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Could not be prouder. Massive congratulations to both men (about time too).
And acknowledgements also to Gerald Guralnik, Tom Kibble and Carl Hagen who made key contributions to the theory.
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