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`Dark universe` beckons as research target after Higgs boson wins Nobel

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 09:09

With the Higgs boson in the bag, the head of the CERN research center urged scientists on Tuesday to push on to unveil the "dark universe" - the hidden stuff that makes up 95 percent of the cosmos and is still a mystery to earthbound researchers.

Nobel physics laureate Higgs `overwhelmed`

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 22:18

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`

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 21:33

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 16:35

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

Studies of universe`s expansion win physics Nobel

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 04, 2011, 16:48

Three U.S.-born scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for their studies of exploding stars that revealed that the expansion of the universe is accelerating.