What is a Higgs Boson?

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Fermilab scientist Don Lincoln describes the nature of the Higgs boson. Several large experimental groups are hot on the trail of this elusive subatomic particle which is thought to explain the origins of particle mass.

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About Kylie Sturgess

Kylie Sturgess is a Philosophy teacher, media and psychology student, blogger at Patheos and podcaster at Token Skeptic. She has conducted over a hundred interviews including artists, scientists, politicians and activists, worldwide.
She’s the author of the ‘Curiouser and Curiouser‘ column at the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry website and travels internationally lecturing on feminism, skepticism, and science.

  • http://www.theinconvenienttruth.org Guy McCardle

    Thanks for posting that clear, concise video about the Higgs Boson particle. I’ve always been one to learn by way of analogy.

  • Aliasalpha

    It’s an energy field created by all living things. It surrounds us, penetrates us, and binds the galaxy together

    Oh wait no, thats The Force…


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