What The Hell Is A Higgs Boson And Why Should You Care?

Yay, we maybe kind of found the God Particle! Wait, what does that even mean? (For a quick primer, see BuzzFeed’s earlier post.) posted on

Like me, if you aren’t a physicist all this Higgs Boson talk might be intimidating you into feeling dumb for not already understanding extremely complicated physics because the Internet is nothing if not unforgiving about admitting ignorance.

Luckily, physicist Daniel Whiteson is here to break this down into English for us, with only a cursory remembrance of high school science classes required.

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