Still confused about that whole Higgs boson thingie?

The world has been in a big geekgasm mode the past two weeks. Higgs boson this. God particle that. I’m interested to know more about the topic but as a non-physicist and someone out of college for quite some time, I found the Wikipedia entry a bit hard to chew and digest.

Some smart people released videos and blog posts explaining the issue to us mere mortals. I checked out a few and the best one I’ve seen so far is this video from PhD Comics. It explains the Higgs boson in a way that can be understood but without overly simplifying things.

The Higgs Boson Explained from PHD Comics on Vimeo.

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  1. Franc Ramon says:

    My nose is still bleeding after going over the wikipedia article but the illustration was so cool and yes, still not easy to understand but I did get an overview on the new particle higgs bosson.

  2. Adobotech says:

    Wow! That is a lot of reading. But it’s cool to look at those illustrations

  3. Mark Morfe says:

    Looks so Science to me. XD

    Yet the illustration made it more fun and a little bit easy to understand. ^_^

  4. Ness says:

    Love the illustrations. Looks fun. But I almost lost my attention to the lots of reading. haha!

  5. lolz…this thing made the rounds a few days ago in FB and i totally found this post interesting and easy to understand! 😀 thanks for this!

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