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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Just for fun: Higgs boson explained



By now, you undoubtedly know that the much sought after Higgs boson has been confirmed by the physicists using the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. However, you may not know what a Higgs boson is or why it's important.  Here's one explanation:


The PhD Comics explain the Higgs boson:





Here's Phil Plait at Bad Astronomy's take on the discovery.