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Peter W. Higgs (1929- )

Awarded the Prize “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.”

Peter W. Higgs is a British theoretical physicist who was born in New Castle of United Kingdom on May 29, 1929. He obtained his Ph.D. from King’s College of London University in 1954 and currently he is the honorable professor of University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.


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