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Single Idea 20648

[catalogued under 27. Natural Reality / B. Modern Physics / 4. Standard Model / d. Mass]

Full Idea

The mass of a body is the measure of its energy content.

Gist of Idea

Mass is a measure of energy content


Albert Einstein (works [1915]), quoted by Peter Watson - Convergence 04 'Intro'

Book Reference

Watson,Peter: 'Convergence' [Simon and Schuster 2016], p.108

A Reaction

If I knew what energy was, this would be very illuminating. This idea is e=mc^2 in words. We now have the Higgs field to consider when trying to understand mass.