Researcher Ben Kenobi explains: "The Force is what gives a particle physicist his powers. It's an energy field created by all living things. It surrounds us; and penetrates us; it binds the galaxy together."

Read more about it here at the CERN website.

(Thanks to manamoppet who posted the link in a comment, but I thought it deserves its own post. Perfect, this is.)

http://manamoppet.kinja.com/