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Single Idea 20633

[catalogued under 27. Natural Reality / B. Modern Physics / 5. Unified Models / a. Electro-weak unity]

Full Idea

In 2012 it was confirmed that we are immersed in an electroweak plasma - the Higgs field. We curently have no knowledge of what this stuff might consist of.

Gist of Idea

The Higgs field is an electroweak plasma - but we don't know what stuff it consists of


Frank Close (Theories of Everything [2017], 4 'Higgs')

Book Reference

Close,Frank: 'Theories of Everything' [Profile Books 2017], p.78

A Reaction

The second sentence has my full attention. So we don't understand a field properly until we understand the 'stuff' it is made of? So what are all the familiar fields made of? Tell me more!