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Image number: RS.9652
Credit: ©The Royal Society/Anne Purkiss

Professor Peter Higgs

Date

2012

Sitter

Peter Ware Higgs (British), Physicist

Creator

Anne-Katrin Purkiss (b.1959, British/German), Photographer

Object type

Subject

Description

Photograph of Professor Peter Higgs at the Honorary Degree Ceremony at the University of Cambridge, June 2012.

Professor Peter Ware Higgs was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1983. Higgs was one of the theoreticians who predicted the existence of the Higgs boson (subatomic particle).

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