Tuesday, October 8, 2013

This Week's Science

Even before he won this year's physics Nobel prize, Peter Higgs had already earned his place in history. But how did a 'hopeless experimenter' – whose original paper was rejected for being of 'no relevance to particle physics' – figure out half a century ago how elementary particles get their masses? And what is a Higgs boson anyway?

Source: The Guardian newspaper

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