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Nobel Prize in Physics 2013 to François Englert and Peter Higgs

By Jorge Rivero González, Luisa Cifarelli. Published on 25 October 2013 in:
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On 8 October 2013, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2013 jointly to François Englert (Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium) and Peter W. Higgs (University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom) “for the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles, and which recently was confirmed through the discovery of the predicted fundamental particle, by the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN’s…

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By e-EPS. Published on 26 October 2012 in:
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The long-awaited discovery – an interview with Guido Tonelli

By Luisa Cifarelli. Published on 19 July 2012 in:
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On 4 July this year – following the announcement of the new particle discovery from CERN – European Physical Society president Luisa Cifarelli interviewed Guido Tonelli, former spokesperson of CERN’s CMS Collaboration.

Hello, Guido.
With respect to today’s exciting announcement, how are you feeling?

It is very difficult for me to describe today’s emotions. For people that have been searching…

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