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October 08, 2013

Wiley Congratulates Discoverers of the ‘Higgs Boson’ on Their Nobel Win

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., is pleased to learn that the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2013 to Peter W. Higgs and François Englert.

Professor Peter W. Higgs, of the University of Edinburgh, U.K., and Professor François Englert, of Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, were honored for their theoretical discovery of the ‘Higgs Boson’, a discovery which was confirmed by CERN (The European Organization for Nuclear Research) in 2012.

Professor Higgs published with Wiley at the start of his illustrious career, presenting three research papers related to his PhD thesis in Acta Crystallographica.

To celebrate the achievements of the Nobel winners, Wiley will be making a selection of content from this year’s winners of Nobel Prizes free to access until the end of the year. Please visit the Nobel Prize page on Wiley Online Library for more information and to access content, which will be updated throughout the award period.