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Higgs Boson Particle, or the "God" Particle, Explained

Higgs Boson Particle, or the
Posted February 27th, 2014 @ 5:08pm

A caller brought up the "God" Particle, asking why would there be a "God" particle if there wasn't a God. Well, the "God" Particle is a misnomer; it is the nickname given to the Higgs Boson Particle because the particle explains a large chunck of what we already understand and know about physics. The above video does a great job explaining the Higgs Boson in only a few minutes. The "God Particle" nickname is greatly disliked by physicists because it is extremely misleading and only confuses people.

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