Collision Course: Discovering the Higgs Boson [video]

Higgs-Boson-thumb2012 will be remembered as the year when scientists at the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva found the Higgs boson.

It was the longest, most costly manhunt in science for an elusive particle that was said to be key to the workings of the universe. For a generation of physicists, it was an appointment with history.