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TED News in Brief: The Nobel Prize gives a shoutout to TED-Ed, Diana Nyad swims for 48 hours straightTED News in Brief: The Nobel Prize gives a shoutout to TED-Ed, Diana Nyad swims for 48 hours straight

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Over the past week, we’ve noticed a lot of fascinating TED-related news items. Here, some highlights: Hours after announcing that the 2013 Prize in Physics had been awarded to François Englert and Peter W. Higgs “for the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles,” […]

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12 TED Talks from Nobel Prize winners12 TED Talks from Nobel Prize winners

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Throughout this week, the Nobel Committee will be announcing the winners of the 2013 Nobel  Prizes. Yesterday, James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. Südhof were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Today, Peter Higgs and Francois Englert were named the winners of the prize in Physics, for predicting the existence of the Higgs boson. (Watch Brian Cox’s great explainer […]