Peter Higgs: Scotland's Nobel Winner -
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The story of Edinburgh-based scientist Peter Higgs, awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize for Physics 50 years after predicting the existence of a particle which gives mass to all matter.
On December 10 2013, the Edinburgh-based Peter Higgs receives the Nobel Prize for Physics, 50 years after he predicted the existence of a sub-atomic particle which gives mass to all the matter in the universe.
BBC Scotland's Science Correspondent Kenneth Macdonald tells the story of how this modest 84-year-old became a physics superstar, and speaks to those who have awarded the prize.