Or maybe not.
Short version — people have been blasting particles at each other for a while and suddenly found a very exciting particle that might explain everything. Here’s a film that shows an explosion very like the one that created this particle.
And if you understand that you may like PhD Comics.
If you do not understand any of this, here is a video for you (and us) to watch:
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.