"I will help my daughter with her autistic son, and maybe buy a holiday home, not that I take many holidays because I enjoy my work in theoretical physics."
Stephen Hawking on winning the "world's most lucrative - #163;1.8 million - science award, the Fundamental Physics Prize
"I don't need a vast amount of money. One thing I'm not going to do is ride around Cern in a Ferrari. That would be bad for my image."
Lyn Evans, one of the seven-strong team at Cern who won an identical prize.