The Nobel Prize in Physics 2013
François Englert, Peter Higgs
Born: 6 November 1932, Etterbeek, Belgium
Affiliation at the time of the award: Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Prize motivation: "for the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles, and which recently was confirmed through the discovery of the predicted fundamental particle, by the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN's Large Hadron Collider"
Field: particle physics