The Higgs boson particle is referred to as the "God particle"; as scientist searching for its existence feel its a key puzzle piece in the scientific explanation of the origin of the universe. (ie. the touch of God - Big Bang).
For any Dan Brown fans its also discussed in Angels and Demon's with CERN and its Large Hadron Collider.
Explained in videos/cartoons: http://www.upi.com/blog/2012/07/03/T...3881341332153/