Nobel Prize Roundup: 'God Particle' Strikes Gold

NPR | Oct. 11, 2013 11:35 a.m. | Updated: Oct. 11, 2013 1:20 p.m.

This week a handful of scientists got the wakeup call of a lifetime: news they had won the Nobel Prize. This year’s recipients predicted the existence of the Higgs boson, figured out how cells transport materials, and used computer programming to map chemical reactions. Winners and experts discuss the research behind this year’s awards, and what comes next.


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