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Tuesday
Oct 08 2013
14:20 UTC

Higgs Boson Physicists Receive 2013 Nobel Prize

That was fast! Just one year after a Higgs Boson-like particle was found¬at the Large Hadron Collider, the two physicists who first proposed its existence have received the Nobel Prize in Physics for their work. Franois Englert (of the former¬Free University of Brussels¬in Belgium) and Peter W. Higgs (at the¬University of Edinburgh in the United […]

Posted by Universe Today

Monday
Oct 07 2013
14:58 UTC

Physics Nobel Betting

I'm back in circulation just in time for tomorrow's announcement of the 2013 Nobel Prize for Physics. The smart money is going on an award for the discovery of the Higgs Boson, but to whom should it be awarded. Today's Grauniad¬summarizes the difficulties¬thus: The committee can contrive the wording of the prize to narrow the […]

Posted by In The Dark

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