Higgs Boson For The Layman

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Yesterday afternoon, I was looking for a science-obsessed TC writer to take on the Higgs Boson story. Instead, I got an extremely elegant Yammer summation of the discovery news from TechCrunch executive assistant Greg Barto. It’s pretty self-explanatory.

When I asked him later via text where he learned about physics, Greg said, “My dad got me into it as a kid. Also been a fan of Steven Hawking and read his books. This has been on the verge of discovery for like five years so I’ve been following it.”

Video of Greg spinning around in a barrel in Beijing, below.