August 2012 archive

Explain it like I’m Five: What is the Higgs Boson?

TweetELI5: The Higgs Boson If you’ve been watching TV lately, you’ve probably seen a lot of news about a particle called the Higgs boson and how important it is for physics. First, a little bit of background info: Physicists believe that the entire universe is made of up of only a handful of different particles. So …

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