Peter Higgs

Britain's Professor Peter Higgs during a press conference in Edinburgh, Scotland. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell, File)

Nobel winner Higgs once turned down knighthood

LONDON (AP) — Nobel Prize-winning scientist Peter Higgs says he is hoping to fully retire next year at the age of 85 — and that he once turned down a knighthood. Last week, Higgs won […]

10/15/2013

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

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