There’s a big difference between an invention and a discovery. Here’s a look back at scientific discoveries in physics that rocked the world during the 20th and 21st centuries.
2012: Higgs Boson/God Particle Higgs boson, also known as the "God particle," is believed to explain the mystery of mass, a foundational component of the nature of our universe. A group of scientists gathered in Geneva in July 2012 to discuss findings that prove the existence of such a particle. -/AFP/GETTY IMAGES Buy Photo