(Happy birthday, United States!)
So I’m bringing back my This Week’s Science Blogs. Because.
HIGGS BOSON, GUYS!!
Why this news isn’t being vomited from every front page of every news organization is beyond me. Actually it’s not—people want Kardashians, not science—but still.
Even if it does turn out that the scientists just thought they found the H.B. instead of actually finding it, this is a big deal, people.
I think things like this are most easily explained using pictures/animation, so here are two of the clearest/simplest explanation videos I could unearth. Pretty snazzy!