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Jury member says Nobel physics decision ‘wrong’ and that it should have gone to CERN

The Nobel Prize in Physics should also have gone to the CERN laboratory in Switzerland, a member of the awarding committee said Wednesday. “I think it’s wrong,” Anders Barany, a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences told AFP, commenting after the decision Tuesday, which was delayed for an…

Nobel Physics Prize honoree pays tribute to his late colleague

Belgian scientist Francois Englert said his happiness Tuesday at winning the Nobel Prize for Physics was tempered with regret that life-long colleague Robert Brout could not enjoy the plaudits too. “Of course I am happy to have won the prize, that goes without saying, but there is regret too that…

Peter Higgs and Francois Englert win Nobel Physics Prize for ‘God particle’ discovery

British scientist Peter Higgs said he was “overwhelmed” after he and his Belgian colleague Francois Englert were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday for their work on the Higgs Boson particle. “I am overwhelmed to receive this award and thank the Royal Swedish Academy,” Higgs, 84, said…

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