What on earth is the Higgs boson?
HIS research has sparked the interest of scientists around the globe - to such an extent that more than 10,000 people have signed up for an online course to study the work of physicist Professor Peter Higgs.
RENOWNED art advocate Richard Demarco, 83, is to be honoured for his work promoting cultural links throughout Europe by being given the Edinburgh Award.
AN engineer at Scottish spacecraft maker Clyde Space has won an £80,000 fellowship to explore new technologies and business development opportunities.
A new £11 million space technology centre named after "God particle" scientist Peter Higgs is to be built in Edinburgh as part of the Government's commitment to research and development.