(wikipedia.com) Born in England in 1929, A british physicist, he is best known for his 1960s proposal of broken symmetry in electroweak theory, explaining the origin of mass of elementary particles in general and of the W and Z bosons in particular. This is called the Higgs Mechanism
(wikipedia.com) A belgian theoretical physicists in particle physics. In collaboration with Francois Englert, discovered how mass can be generated for gauge particles in the presence of a local abelian and non-abelian gauge symmetry.
(quizlet.com) A Belgian theoretical physicist who worked with Brout and Higgs. He developed theories of the Higgs boson and fields
(en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Higgs_field) In particle physics, the Higgs mechanism is a theoretical framework which explains how the masses of the W and Z bosons arise through spontaneous electroweak symmetry breaking.