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Peter Higgs
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Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Born on 29th of May 1929

Born 1929 - Theoretical physicist.

Educated at King’s College, London. Known for the so-called Higgs mechanism which predicts the existence of a new particle, the Higgs boson. Has been awarded a number of prizes including the 1997 High Energy and Particle Physics Prize by the European Physical Society and the 2004 Wolf Prize in Physics.

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