Winners of 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics

Winners of 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics

Professors Peter Higgs and Fran├žois Englert have won the 2013 Nobel Prize for Physics thanks to their work on the Higgs boson.

The particle, which has been nicknamed the God particle because it proved very difficult to detect, helps to explain how the universe got its mass.

The experiments leading to the discovery were held at CERN – European Organization for Nuclear Research.

 

Find out more:

http://www.nobelprize.org

http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-13-861_en.htm