Physicists have resurrected a particle that may have existed in the first hot moments after the Big Bang, reports Nature: “Arcanely called Zc(3900), it is the first confirmed particle made of four quarks, the building blocks of much of the Universe’s matter. Until now, observed particles made of quarks have contained only three quarks (such as […]
Two videos that do a good job explaining the Higgs Boson. This one’s from PHD Comics via Flowing Data. And this one’s from Guardian science correspondent Ian Sample.