Professor Peter Higgs, the scientist who gave his name to the Higgs boson particle, says he is “overwhelmed” to have won the Nobel Prize in Physics. He shares the prize with Francois Englert of Belgium for their work in the “theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles”.
VIDEO: Higgs “overwhelmed” by Nobel Prize
Interview with the Principal of the University of Edinburgh Professor Sir Timothy O’Shea, on Professor Peter Higgs being awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics.
By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 9th October 2013, 3:05 pm