Scientists are abuzz with word that the long-sought "God particle" (aka the Higgs boson) may have finally been discovered.
While most scientists don't like the nickname "God particle" (and while many religious people might not neither), it's certainly generated a lot of coverage in the media.
Because of the God-based nickname the particle has been given, the discovery of the Higgs has attracted a lot of press attention, and I've received quite a number of requests to comment on it.
What is the Higgs boson? Why is it important?
And why do they call it the "God particle"?
In this video, I take a look at these and similar questions to give you the basics of the new discovery and...READ MORE