Belgiu; has a new Nobel prize of physics.
The Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Didier Reynders congratulates his compatriot Professor François Englert (ULB) whohas been awarded tuesday in Stockholm the Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the scalar boson , an award he shared with the British professor Peter Higgs .
Minister Reynders is proud of the performance of Professor Englert , 11th Belgian to win the prestigious award . This award confirms the reputation of Belgium in the field of basic research.
It is encouraging for those who insist on a regular basis to ensure that research is one of the priorities of our investments , as our country is engaged in the Europe 2020 Strategy.