Tuesday, October 8, 2013

What's a Higg's?

What's a Higg's? This education animation in the New York Times is a great explanation of the cosmic field that is believed to cause mass.

Nice work by:Drawings by Nigel Holmes; Graphic by Jonathan Corum, Alicia DeSantis, Xaquín G.V. and Josh Williams

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/10/08/science/the-higgs-boson.html#/?g=true&higgs1_slide=1

And here's a Ted Ed talk with an even more creative analogy, one that one a prize, rendered here in animation:
http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-higgs-field-explained-don-lincoln#watch

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