Lizzie Gibney and Federico Levi discuss the the Higgs boson's discovery, and the questions that remain about this mysterious particle.

In this Podcast Extra, Nature's Lizzie Gibney and Federico Levi take a deep-dive into the Higgs boson, describing their experiences of its discovery, what the latest run of the Large Hadron Collider might reveal about the particle's properties, and what role it could play in potential physics beyond the standard model.

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