Peter Higgs

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Peter Higgs
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Higgs at a press conference, Stockholm, December 2013
BornPeter Ware Higgs
(1929-05-29) 29 Mey 1929 (age 91)
Newcastle upon Tyne, Ingland
ResidenceEdinburgh, Scotland
Alma materKing's College Lunnon
Kent forBroken symmetry in electroweak theory
Higgs boson
Higgs field
Higgs mechanism
AwairdsNobel Prize in Pheesics (2013)
Wolf Prize in Pheesics (2004)
Sakurai Prize (2010)
Dirac Medal (1997)
Rutherford Medal an Prize (1984)
Hughes Medal (1981)
Scientific career
FieldsPheesics (theoretical)
InstitutionsVarsity o Edinburgh
Imperial College Lunnon
King's College Lunnon
Varsity College Lunnon
ThesisSome problems in the theory of molecular vibrations (1955)
Doctoral advisorCharles Coulson[1]
Doctoral studentsChristopher Bishop
Lewis Ryder
David Wallace[1]

Peter Ware Higgs CH FRS FRSE (born 29 Mey 1929) is a Breetish theoretical pheesicist, Nobel Prize laureate an emeritus professor at the Varsity o Edinburgh.[3][4]

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  1. a b Peter Higgs at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
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  3. Griggs, Jessica (Summer 2008) The Missing Piece Archived 2013-06-16 at the Wayback Machine Edit the University of Edinburgh Alumni Magazine, p. 17
  4. Overbye, Dennis (15 September 2014). "A Discoverer as Elusive as His Particle". New York Times. Retrieved 15 September 2014.