The Higgs boson is perhaps better known by its nickname: the "God particle." Discovery of God Particle is a major breakthrough in the field of nuclea. The God Particle, I hate that name, using this is giving those religious crazies a nod.
This is a tutorial on how to make an air canon using a balloon and water bottle. You can see how air flies out of the bottle as a vortex by watching the smoke ring that comes out. It is an awesome air canon smoke ring science experiment to show your kid!
Super Massive Black Holes by PHD Comics. Sagittarius A*, the super massive black hole at the center of the Milky Way, has a mass million times the mass of our sun, and a diameter equal to the distance between the sun and Mercury.