See also Chapter 3.4 of Smashing Physics.
A lot happened at ICHEP today, but I’ll stick to the presidential address and the Higgs.
Quick Higgs recap: we know that something gives particles mass. According to our best theory, known as the Standard Model, it is theHiggs boson. And if the model is true, then the Higgs’ own mass has to lie within a certain range.
See the Guardian Science blog for the rest of this post.
See here for English translation of Sarkozy’s speech.