Inside CERN: the Higgs boson
The discovery of the Higgs boson made headlines around the world. The two scientists who predicted its existence, Higgs and Englert, shared a Nobel Prize. But what exactly is a Higgs boson? What does it do? And what does it mean? This insider account of the work undertaken at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN explains the new physics and how the discovery of the Higgs particle changes the way we define the laws of nature.