sqrt(1-v(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ^{2}/c^{2})

About matter and mass... I've been thinking that if the Lorentz-Fitzgerald contraction equation can accurately calculate an increase in inertial mass (without anything representing the Higgs Field), is there any need for the Higgs Boson?

Doesn't the LF equation imply that mass (inertial mass in this case) is a result of the occupation of spacetime (v) divided by the potential max (c)?

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# LHC, Mass, Higgs, Relativity

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**