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Cartoon explanation of Higgs boson

Posted by Ed on July 7, 2012

Recently there has been some media coverage on the possible discovery of the Higgs boson. Here is the best explanation on the Higgs particle and the standard model. The video consists of explanations by physicist Daniel Whiteson and drawings made by Jorge Cham who is known for phdcomics:

Here is another nice explanation by Fermilab scientist Don Lincoln:


Here is an explanation using sugar and ping pong balls:


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