Former Higgs Student Bursting With Excitement

Now a Lab Schools physics teacher, David Derbes celebrates announcement of the existence of the particle name for his shy mentorDavid Derbes met Peter Higgs in 1975 when Derbes wanted to pursue a doctorate in physics at the University of Edinburgh and interviewed with the professor.

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