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What is Higgs Boson?
7 months ago
Since Higgs boson is a mass machine so it can be a way of universe formation. Isn't it
7 months ago
You could say Higgs Boson lets the universe be as it is since it gives the mass to particles, hence initiating the postulates of General Relativity and effectively causing the curvature. But then again, the Boson itself isn't the mass giving entity, it's the Higgs field that interacts with the particles providing mass. The Boson is simply the lowest excitation state of the field. Whenever a particle interacts with Field, which they are doing right now, the field is excited as its energy state is disturbed and hence when enough excitation is caused, the Higgs Boson emerges. This interaction is rather complex and involves complex processes, as in Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking of Higgs Field and potential. But the particle is rather notorious and seldom remains intact for long and breaks down into two quarks or such. Moreover, even the Boson derives its mass from it's parent field - the Higgs Field. It's a deep science and to delve in you'll have to study from scratch. All the best! :)