The Standard Model of Particle Physics: The Absolutely Amazing Theory of Almost Everything: The Conversation

The Standard Model provides a theory that, so far, has been able to accurately describe how all the physical forces in nature known to man, except for gravity, are related to each other.  Over the years, the Standard Model has been successful in predicting many physical phenomenon that we are finding in the Universe, most recently, the presence of the Higgs Boson.  The article below describes all of this in relatively simple terms.