The Higgs field (mechanism) is the cause of fictitious forces?


by petergreen
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petergreen
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Feb24-14, 05:21 PM
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Newton second law of motion states that acceleration is produced when a force acts on a mass. The Higgs field (mechanism) is the cause of fictitious forces?
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ChrisVer
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Feb24-14, 05:27 PM
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No, that's not the case. The inertial mass shouldn't be confused with the rest mass of a particle...although there is an equality between them.
dauto
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Feb25-14, 08:28 AM
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Fictitious forces are fictitious. That means they are not real and do not require a cause.


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