Here is an interesting article I encourage all to read.

I especially invite you to read it if you realize you know little or nothing of what the god particle (the slang term for the Higgs boson) is, even more so if you think big electric rings dug in mountains are just a waste of time and money.

Hadrons are simply the subatomic particles made of more than one quark, generally just protons in this instance, since they are easy to drive electrically. I suppose they said hadron rather than proton to be more general.  Read the rest of this entry »