Originally posted by KazetNagorraA particle that gives ITSELF mass? That seems illogical. Why don't other particles give themselves mass then? And why would the higgs give itself the exact amount of mass it has? I'm trying to think about the time of the BB when particles are starting to be born. Does that mean the Higgs is the first particle to come out of the froth?
The mass of the Higgs, you mean? The Higgs itself.
Originally posted by sonhouseMaybe that's why it's theorized by some that there are several different Higgs bosons. If there are five, say, A, B, C, D, and E, then A could confer mass to B, B to C, C to D, D to E, and....
A particle that gives ITSELF mass? That seems illogical.