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Does mass bend the Higgs field as well?

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  1. Apr 14, 2013 #1
    We know that - mass bends space-time - this is known as gravity

    We also know that - (interaction with) Higgs fields gives mass to particles

    Does mass/gravity bend the Higgs field as well?
     
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  3. Apr 14, 2013 #2

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    What do you mean with "bend the Higgs field"? ;)

    Mass bends spacetime, and the Higgs field is within this spacetime. While there is no theory to combine quantum mechanics and gravity yet, I think it is a reasonable model to say that the space where the Higgs field is in is bent.
     
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