Higgs boson explained

Struggling to understand what the Higgs Boson discovery is all about? Here's an infographic that makes things easier.

You can bet that most of the stories around the Higgs boson discovery will start with that obvious question: what is the Higgs boson? 

Truth is, the majority of the public wouldn't have a clue what the Higgs boson is all about. So rather than try and explain it to with some cleverly crafted prose, we're trying a different approach. 

Today's infographic was created by Reuters and sourced from MSNBC.