Thu, 9 Oct 2014
Englert and Higgs

After a fifty-year wait, it seemed fitting that the public should wait an extra 45 minutes to hear the words that particle physicists had been wanting to hear since July 4 2012, that the winners of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics were François Englert and Peter W. Higgs.

Tue, 11 Dec 2012

On 11 December 2012 The Fundamental Physics Prize Foundation Selection Committee announced the laureates of two special $3,000,000 prizes. One to go to Stephen Hawking and the other to be shared by the LHC at CERN and the ATLAS and CMS projects.