Cartoon: PhD Comics Explains the Higgs Boson

I urge you to watch this video. I also urge you to skip ahead to the animation, because that’s where it gets good.

Learning about the Higgs Boson was one of the main events that got me interested in physics in the first place. And by the way, there are actually more than the twelve fundamental particles this video mentions… The Standard Model currently looks something like this.

2 thoughts to “Cartoon: PhD Comics Explains the Higgs Boson”

  1. I loved this. It added a few sentences to my pauper’s understanding of the Higgs boson. Now I can fool slightly more people into thinking I know what I’m talking about. Really, that’s all you need with high school students though… ;)

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