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Duration: 30 minutes

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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Mon 9 Dec 2013 22:00 BBC Two Scotland only


Kenneth Macdonald
Craig Williams
Craig Williams


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