The Higgs Boson- a very simple explanation

Higgs Boson physicists François Englert and Peter Higgs receive on Oct. 8 the Nobel Prize in Physics, for their theory explaining how particles acquire mass, one year after a Higgs Boson-like particle was found at the Large Hadron Collider. But what really is the God particle? Have a look at this very simple explanation of what a Higgs boson is from NYTimes.

The New York Times has a very simple animated presentation exploring the Higgs Boson – the God particle.

via NYTimes.