What is Higgs Boson?

Why do we need Higg's Boson? Helen Heath explains why the Standard Model needs the Higgs boson. http://physicsworld.com/cws/article/multimedia/50419 Gordon Fraser and Michael Riordan argue that the boson discovered at CERN should be known not as the Higgs boson, but the "higgson" Read more at http://physicsworld.com/cws/article/print/2012/jul/04/introducing-the-higgson Related articles How does Higg's Boson transfer mass?

LHC discovery

Salfronz asks: “When they talk about finding a particle like the Higgs boson, and looking in certain energy levels, does this really mean that the particle is that equivalent mass?  It seems like at the energy levels they’re looking at that these particles would be easily detectable if they actually had the mass to correlate [...]