Professor Peter Higgs collects Nobel Prize for `God particle`

Professor Peter Higgs has received his Nobel prize for physics at a ceremony in Stockholm.

`God Particle` Nobel ticks boson box for CERN

The reflected glory of a Nobel prize for the minds behind the "God particle" sent champagne corks popping at Europe`s top physics lab CERN Tuesday, vindicating its landmark discovery a year ago.

Nobel physics laureate Higgs `overwhelmed`

British scientist Peter Higgs On Tuesday said he was "overwhelmed" after he and his Belgian colleague Francois Englert won the Nobel Prize in Physics for their work on the `God particle`.

Factfile on Higgs boson- the `God particle`

The Higgs boson is a sub-atomic particle that confers mass on matter. Without it, the Universe would have no substance and life would not exist.

Peter Higgs, Francois Englert win 2013 physics Nobel prize for predicting existence of Higgs boson

Britain`s Peter Higgs and Belgium`s Francois Englert won the 2013 Nobel prize for physics for predicting the existence of the Higgs boson.

Two Higgs boson scientists tipped for Nobel Prize

Two scientists who predicted the existence of the Higgs boson - the mysterious particle that explains why elementary matter has mass - are Thomson Reuters` top tips to win this year`s Nobel Prize in physics.