Peter Higgs

  • Higgs, Englert get Physics Nobel for God particle research October 8, 2013

    Stockholm:Francois Englert of Belgium and British scientist Peter Higgs have shared the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics, announced the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm on Tuesday. The Nobel was awarded to the two scientists "for the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin...
  • Scientists want Higgs boson to be renamed April 21, 2013

    London: What's in a name? A lot at least as far as the Higgs boson is concerned. Some leading scientists want the elusive God particle, called Higgs boson after its discoverer Peter Higgs, to be renamed in order to also credit the other researchers involved in its discovery. Scientists argue...
  • UK: McCartney, 'God particle' scientist get honours December 30, 2012

    London: Stella McCartney, who designed the uniforms worn by Britain's recordsmashing Olympic team, and Scottish physicist Peter Higgs, who gave his name to the socalled "God particle," are among the hundreds being honoured by Queen Elizabeth II this New Year. The list is particularly heavy with Britain's Olympic heroes, but...
  • Satyendra Nath Bose: about the God of particles July 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Satyendra Nath Bose was born on New Year's Day, 1894, in Calcutta to Surendra Nath Bose, an engineer with the East Indian Railway Company. The eldest among seven siblings, Satyendra Nath Bose, attended Hindu School, a school that had made notable contributions to the Bengal Renaissance and the...
  • God Particle or Higgs boson named after an Indian July 4, 2012

    New Delhi: There is an intrinsic Indian connection to the entire science show being held at CERN, Switzerland as physicists from all across the world prepare to thrash out the God Particle or Higgs boson in its physical form in a giant collider. The elementary particle of boson is named...