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CERN employees applaud after the annoucement of the winners of the... News PhotoApplauding,CERN,Geneva,Horizontal,Nobel Peace Prize,Occupation,Physics,Science and Technology,Scientific Exploration,Switzerland,WinningPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPCERN employees applaud after the annoucement of the winners of the Nobel Prize for Physics on October 8, 2013 in Meyrin, near Geneva. Peter Higgs of Britain and Francois Englert of Belgium won the Nobel Prize for Physics for conceiving of the so-called 'God particle' which confers mass. The presumed particle was discovered last year by Europe's mega-scale physics lab at CERN, near Geneva, after a decades-long search. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)