Science Spotlight

Each week, this section features an article that explains current scientific research. Here, students can unearth what it means to do research professionally, and explore findings at the forefront of the field.Articles are rated according to difficulty, where stars indicate the background level need for easy understanding:
* 4th-6th grade
** 7th-9th grade
*** 10th-12th grade
**** College and aboveAt the end of each Spotlight section, there is a segment entitled “What Does it Mean?” which explores the importance of the research, asks why it was done, and seeks to understand how the findings will affect the world.


Why is a boson so important anyways?