The prestigious award goes to Francois Englert and Peter Higgs, who a half-century ago independently proposed what became the Higgs boson, discovered in 2012.
Three researchers helped revolutionize lighting with vastly better energy efficiency and brightness. The light-emitting diodes also are used in data storage, TVs and smartphones.
Commentary: When a TV sitcom points out the downfalls of overtweeting, dwindling attention spans and the habit of talking in hashtags, should we laugh or learn from it?
In a preface to a new book, the famed physicist fears the Higgs Boson becoming unstable and causing a "catastrophic vacuum decay." But how likely is that really?
In one of the best song covers we have ever heard, period, a YouTube superstar performs Nena's 1983 single "99 Luftballons" using nothing but red balloons.
Researchers can't say for certain that a particle they discovered is the so-called "God particle," but the information they have "strongly indicates" it is.
A Fermilab theoretical physicist suggests that qualities of the "God particle" show an "alternate" universe could easily "spread out and destroy us."
Representative for CERN talks in the video about observation of "a new particle" described as one of the biggest discoveries in decades.
Made by a PhD student and set in CERN, Switzerland, Decay is a full length zombie film that you can download for free.
The scientists already did all the hard work. Now you can just sit back and enjoy the Higgs boson in wristwatch form.