Peter Higgs Quote

The way that the background fields generates mass is rather like the way in which when light passes through a transparent medium like glass or water, it gets slowed down. It no longer travels with the fundamental velocity of light c. And that's the way to think of the generation of mass.


in video Meet Peter Higgs by CERN (July 2004).

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The way that the background fields generates mass is rather like the way in which when light passes through a transparent medium like glass or water, ...

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The way that the background fields generates mass is rather like the way in which when light passes through a transparent medium like glass or water, ...

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The way that the background fields generates mass is rather like the way in which when light passes through a transparent medium like glass or water, ...

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The way that the background fields generates mass is rather like the way in which when light passes through a transparent medium like glass or water, ...