Higgs boson

FILE - In this Wednesday, July 4, 2012, file photo, Belgian physicist Francois Englert, left, and British physicist Peter Higgs answer a journalist's question about the Higgs boson at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Meyrin, near Geneva. Englert and Higgs were awarded the Nobel physics prize on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Keystone, Martial Trezzini, File)

Englert, Higgs win physics Nobel for particle mass

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Francois Englert of Belgium and Peter Higgs of Britain won the 2013 Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for their theory on how the most basic building blocks of the universe acquire […]

10/08/2013

Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web. (AP Photo)

20th anniversary of open World Wide Web

Twenty years ago, on April 30, 1993, CERN set the World Wide Web free. To celebrate the 20th anniversary, the research institute relaunched the first webpage, which initially experienced connectivity issues due to high demand.

04/30/2013