How is the God Particle found?

In very simple terms, physicists have to break stuff to find stuff. They get to use the scientific principles of a 2 year old toddler and smash things together to see what comes off…..albeit in a much more controlled environment. Particle physicists have a fun job. Sure they are dealing with some very heady principles, […]

Why does the ‘God Particle’ matter

The answer is actually in the question.  The God Particle, or Higgs Boson as it is scientifically referred to, is a hypothetical particle which physicists believe gives atomic particles, and as a result everything else, mass.  Physicists across the globe are conducting experiments to try and prove  it’s existence.  Right now, nobody knows why particles […]