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This week’s biggest science news - or perhaps biggest news of any kind - was CERN’s discovery of the Higgs Boson. While everyone agrees that it’s very important, and we all understand that this discovery essentially gives a lot more mass to the Big Bang argument (pun intended) - what precisely does this discovery mean in practical terms? What is the Higgs Bogon? To answer this question, we’ve put together a list of the best explanations floating proton-like around the Internet.

1. MinutePhysics

2. The Guardian

3. PhD Comics

4. CBC’s Bob MacDonald

5. BBC (MP Julian Huppert)

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