Peter Ware Higgs

British theoretical physicist, born 1929

Peter Ware Higgs is a British theoretical physicist, Emeritus Professor in the University of Edinburgh, and Nobel Prize laureate for his work on the mass of subatomic particles. In the 1960s, Higgs proposed that broken symmetry in electroweak theory could explain the origin of mass of elementary particles in general and of the W and Z bosons in particular. This so-called Higgs mechanism, which was proposed by several physicists besides Higgs at about the same time, predicts the existence of a new particle, the Higgs boson, the detection of which became one of the great goals of physics. On 4 July 2012, CERN announced the discovery of the boson at the Large Hadron Collider.

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Higgs, Peter Ware

britischer theoretischer Physiker und Nobelpreisträger (geb. 1929). Eigenh. Albumblatt mit Unterschrift. o. O. u. D. 178 : 115 mm. 1 p.
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„With compliments, and apologies for not having replied to your letter of a year ago“. - Am 8. Oktober 2013 wurde ihm zusammen mit François Englert der Nobelpreis für Physik für die Entwicklung des Higgs-Mechanismus zuerkannt. - Beiliegend ein farbiges Passphoto des Wissenschaftlers. - Autographe von Higgs sind sehr selten.

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