The Origin of Mass

Produced By Don Lincoln, Ph.D.

Sophisticated consumers of science have heard that the Higgs boson is the origin of mass for ordinary matter. This is true, to a degree…

However, when one asks the question of precisely where your mass originates, you find that the story is not only incomplete, it is actually misleading.  The theories of Albert Einstein explain your mass better than those of Peter Higgs.  In the video below, Great Courses professor Dr. Don Lincoln explains further.

Video Courtesy Fermilab

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