July 4th: Now Famous for Another Reason

by Pejman Yousefzadeh on July 4, 2012

Henceforth, in addition to the date’s significance in American history, humankind will also remember it as the date particle physicists announced that the Higgs boson had been discovered. A helpful explanation of what the Higgs boson is can be found here.

And of course, all significant scientific discoveries and announcements ought to be accompanied by well-crafted humor.

  • Marcusaurelius9095

    It’s no surprise they released this info on July 4th. Haters still hating. 

  • alanhenderson

    Higgs-Boson fireworks  displays! Faster, please!

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