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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…

Nobel prizes to be announced this week; handicapping over Higgs boson, Malala Yousafzai starting early

And so once more to that time of year when nations join to celebrate the best of humanity, the overlooked sink into private despair, and the bookies clap their hands as punters lay bets that this year, finally, Bob Dylan will win the literature prize. The latest members of the…