What’s a Higgs Boson, and why should we care?
Episode 21 by Scott Unger (Click here to directly access the MP3)
On July 24, the universe reluctantly gave up one more of it’s grand secrets, a particle that may fit squarely into the missing part of the Standard Model that physicists use to explain the universe and all the matter in it. This discovery is likely the Higg’s Boson… But what’s a Higg’s Boson, and why should we care?
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Here’s a great video on the Higgs Boson from our friend Hank Green’s YouTube Series “SciShow. You should check out more of his videos - the ones on the 4 fundamental forces are AWESOME:
Scott Unger is the producer / director of Experimental. He’s also a career science communicator with a background in Microbiology, and spent seven years working in a series of laboratories before moving into science writing. Scott is an alumni of the Banff Science Communications Program. Learn more about Scott from his LinkedIn résumé.