Originally Posted by Anti Hero
Yeah, pretty much just validated the standard model of physics as the higgs boson was the one missing link. A lot of physicists think this is just the beginning of 'new physics'. With the 'god particle' out the way and us knowing why matter exists, they want to now figure out why anti-matter and dark matter/dark energy exists (matter only makes up 4% of the universe). This could lead to the discovery of alternate dimensions
Should be a very interesting time for physicists going forward from the discovery of the god particle.