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Nobel celebrations at the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Edinburgh

October 2013: Peter Higgs shares the Nobel Prize for Physics. 

The School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Edinburgh celebrates the award of the Nobel Prize in Physics awarded jointly to Peter W. Higgs and  François Englert for “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 Large Hadron Collider”.  As part of this celebration there will be an event tonight with short talks and a Q&A session with Peter.

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