Nobel Prize winners

Discoverers of the Higgs boson particle, among others, were awarded Nobel Prizes Tuesday near Geneva, Switzerland.

  • Belgian physicist Francois Englert appears at the balcony of his house in Brussels, after he and Britain's Peter Higgs won the Nobel prize for physics REUTERS

  • CERN staff celebrate after the announcement of the physics Nobel prize in Meyrin near Geneva REUTERS

  • Portraits of winners of the 2013 Nobel prize for medicine or physiology, James Rothman, Randy Schekman and Thomas Suedhof, are displayed on a screen at the Nobel Assembly in Stockholm REUTERS

  • Yale University Professor Rothman, the co-awardee of the 2013 Nobel Prize for Medicine, arrives to a standing ovation before attending a news conference at Yale University in New Haven REUTERS

  • Schekman, a professor at the University of California at Berkeley, looks at his cell phone while taking calls at his home in El Cerrito REUTERS

  • Yale University Professor Rothman, the co-awardee of the 2013 Nobel Prize for Medicine, smiles while sitting next to Yale University President Salovey ahead of a news conference at Yale in New Haven REUTERS

  • Schekman, a professor at the University of California at Berkeley, is pictured at his home in El Cerrito REUTERS

  • Yale University Professor James Rothman, 62, the co-awardee of the 2013 Nobel Prize for Medicine, stands next to wife Joy Hirsch after a press conference at Yale in New Haven, Connecticut REUTERS

  • Prefessor Schekman speaks in press conference after receiving Noble medicine prize in Berkeley REUTERS

  • Yale University Professor James Rothman, 62, the co-awardee of the 2013 Nobel Prize for Medicine, arrives to a standing ovation before attending a press conference at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut REUTERS

  • Belgian physicist Francois Englert appears at the balcony of his house in Brussels, after he and Britain's Peter Higgs won the Nobel prize for physics REUTERS