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What the Higgs Boson Does (Infographic)

Physicists have searched for it for years, but what is the Higgs boson supposed to do, exactly?

Physicists have searched for it for years, but what is the Higgs boson supposed to do, exactly? (Image credit: Karl Tate, LiveScience.com Contributor)
Karl Tate
Karl has been Purch's infographics specialist across all editorial properties since 2010.  Before joining Purch, Karl spent 11 years at the New York headquarters of The Associated Press, creating news graphics for use around the world in newspapers and on the web.  He has a degree in graphic design from Louisiana State University.