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François Englert

nobel prize for physics

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to François Englert
Full Name
of the recipient
François Englert
AwardNobel Prize in Physics
Year of Award2013
Share in Award50.0%
Award Shared withPeter W. Higgs (50.0%)
for the Award
for the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles, and which recently was confirmed through the discovery of the predicted fundamental particle, by the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN's Large Hadron Collider
at the Time of Award
Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Place of BirthEtterbeek, Belgium BEL
Date of Birth6 November 1932
at the time of Award
80 years
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