Fri July 6, 2012
At Long Last, The Higgs Particle... Maybe
Originally published on Fri July 6, 2012 12:55 pm
This week physicists announced the discovery of the long-sought-after Higgs boson--or at least something that looks a lot like it. Theoretical physicist Sean Carroll explains why the tiny particle is so fundamental to our understanding of the universe, and why it took 50 years to find it.