Science Update: Higgs Boson


First things first–Don’t call it the God Particle, even if you are making a joke about about the particle going to church.

Don’t understand the big deal? Don’t sweat it–you’re not alone. The Vancouver Sun has a photo gallery with helpful captions to help you out.

The BBC has a pretty solid description of the Higgs Boson for a layperson like me.

CNET gets into why this is a big deal.

And finally, come on guys, Comic Sans? Really?

Brian Spears's first collection of poetry, A Witness in Exile, is now available through Louisiana Literature Press, and at his personal website. He is the Poetry Editor for The Rumpus, and teaches poetry at Drake University. More from this author →