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Peter Higgs: Scotland's Nobel Winner

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.

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30 minutes

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Mon 9 Dec 2013 22:00
BBC Two Scotland