As scientists pour over the documentation and celebrate the proof of the discovery of the Higgs-Boson particle - the so-called "God particle", it appears that Stephen Hawking has lost some money.

Hawking has placed a bet that Peter Higgs' 1960- theory about the particle field would never be proven.

The Higgs-Boson theory proposed that an invisible field gave mass to the building blocks of the universe.

Stephen Hawking loses $100 bet over `God particle` discovery - Hindustan Times.