What is the Higgs particle and what does it do for us?

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What is the Higgs particle and what does it do for us?

How will LHC detect it? What is the signature?

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This is what a simulated higgs event will look like: http://atlas.ch/photos/events-simulated-higgs-boson.html" [Broken]

The Higgs-boson in short explains why some bits are mass-less and others have mass
 
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Thank you.
 

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