Learn about the Higgs boson!

Here’s a helpful video that Michaelyn showed me about the Higgs.  Enjoy!

About JT Eberhard

When not defending the planet from inevitable apocalypse at the rotting hands of the undead, JT is a writer and public speaker about atheism, gay rights, and more. He spent two and a half years with the Secular Student Alliance as their first high school organizer. During that time he built the SSA’s high school program and oversaw the development of groups nationwide. JT is also the co-founder of the popular Skepticon conference and served as the events lead organizer during its first three years.

  • http://yetanotheratheist.com TerranRich

    I looove minute physics. I refer to their videos all the time, and it just makes many aspects of science easier to understand.

  • Tyrant of Skepsis

    To complement this nice video, I can only refer once again to
    that one, which is insanely complete and precise for a popular presentation of the topic.

  • Epinephrine

    Tyrant of Skepsis beat me to it, but I’ll second it as a good video.

  • Mark

    The Higgs Field: It surrounds us; it penetrates us; it binds the galaxy together; its what give the Jedi his power.

  • Za-zen

    Great stuff

    Still wouldn’t advise anyone to call me to the front of the class to explain it. This perfectly fits the term “deep shit”

  • grumpyoldfart

    Is there a reason for that monotonous background music? It’s so boring I can’t think why they decided to use it.

  • Tyrant al-Kalām

    “Is there a reason for that monotonous background music? It’s so boring I can’t think why they decided to use it.”

    It is a metaphor for how the higgs field homogeneously permeates all of space.

  • Jaketoadie

    It looks like the second part of this topic is up:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASRpIym_jFM&feature=g-u-u


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