Higgs, Englert Win 2013 Nobel Physics Prize
By Renee Montagne • Oct 8, 2013
Originally published on October 8, 2013 7:26 am
Britain's Peter Higgs and Belgium's Francois Englert won the prize for predicting the existence of the Higgs boson. That's the particle key to explaining why elementary matter has mass. The two will share the $1.25 million prize.