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Behind the Scenes at the Universe

Using nothing more than a fountain pen and some scrap paper, Peter Higgs came up with an idea that changed the way we view the Universe. Fifty years later, he's now getting the Nobel Physics Prize. BBC Scotland's science correspondent Kenneth Macdonald talks to Professor Higgs, friends and colleagues to discover how Scotland created one of science's greats.

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New Year's Day 2014 09:31