Thousands of scientists around the world are hunting feverishly for the Higgs boson, a hypothesized subatomic building block that has been called the "God particle." And today, the groups announced they had come closer to identifying it, but were likely a year from proving its existence and answering questions about how the nature's building blocks acquire mass. Quite mind-boggling.
But there are some interesting books to help anyone who wants to know more about the Higgs boson. Among them:
-- "The God Particle: If the Universe Is the Answer, What Is the Question?" by Leon Lederman and Dick Teresi.
-- "Collider: The Search for the World's Smallest Particles" by Paul Halpern.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times