Prof. Dr. Peter Higgs

Nationality British

Institution University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Award 2013

Discipline Physics

Co-recipients François Englert

Motivation"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."

Further Information on the Official Web Site of the Nobel Prize

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