Archives for November 8, 2010

Gimme An M! How the Higgs Gives you Mass.

“I suppose I’ll open a bottle of something if they find it.” -Peter Higgs Alright, all you quarks and leptons in the house. I’m looking at you in particular, up quark, down quark, and the electron. The up and down quarks combine to make up the proton and neutron, while the electron combines with nuclei…