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What is the Higgs Boson?

News: Higgs Boson-like particle discovery claimed at LHC - BBC News
What is the Higgs Boson?
The Higgs Boson Explained from PHD Comics on Vimeo.


 
Published on Jul 4, 2012 by 
http://www.facebook.com/ScienceReason ... John Ellis, theoretical physicist: What is the Higgs Boson? Has it been discovered yet? CERN experiments observe particle consistent with long-sought Higgs boson.
Click through to the YouTube page to read an interesting commentary.

Published on Jul 4, 2012 by 
"They got sentimental when thinking of Higgs" - Physicists give their thoughts on the Higgs Boson: including Nobel Prize winners Gerhard 't Hooft, David Gross, George Charpak, Jerome Friedman, Murray Gell-Mann plus Vivek Sharma, Guido Tonelli and Gigi Rolandi (CMS), Eilam Gross and Joao Guimaraes da Costa (ATLAS) and theoretical physicists Guido Altarelli and John Ellis.

Published on Jul 4, 2012 by 
Note: accidentally switched Charm and Strange.


Published on Jul 3, 2012 by 
Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva have been looking for a mysterious particle called the Higgs Boson. Scientific American editor George Musser explains why the Higgs is so important to science and to our very existence.