Tom Kibble (1932-2016)

From left to right: Tom Kibble, Gerald Guralnik, Richard Hagen, Fran├žois Englert and Robert Brout. Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Kibble was one of the six theorists who, in 1964, came up with the ABEGHHK'tH mechanism to explain how gauge bosons acquired mass.

A universe out of sight

The Pillars of Creation. Credit: NASA/ESA

We've been able to find that the universe is expanding faster than we thought. The LHC has produced the most data on one day. Good news, right?