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Higgs and Englert Win Nobel Prize in Physics

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The Higgs particle answers the important question of how matter formed shortly after the Big Bang to create the universe. The solution involves the existence of an invisible field that extends throughout the entire universe. The more the elementary particles inside atoms interact with this field, the greater their mass and the heavier they become.

And the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics Goes To…

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by Matthew Harper. David Wineland, a 68-year-old native of Sacramento, California, will share the $1.2 million Nobel Prize in physics this year. The other winner...