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Lancashire and Cumbria Branch meeting

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18:00 – 20:00 13 Nov 2013
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Lecture Theatre 2,
Foster Building,
University of Central Lancashire
Preston
PR1 2HE

What is mass?  Mass is not what we usually think it is.  Surprisingly, we don’t experience it, unlike weight or momentum.  This talk will explain why mass is not equivalent to energy, why elementary particles acquire mass while interacting with the environment and why Peter Higgs got his Nobel Prize.

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Event type: Meeting
Organised by: Lancashire and Cumbria Branch
Contact details: Dr J.M. Bradshaw 
Email: john.bradshaw@physics.org

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Lecture Theatre 2,
Foster Building,
University of Central Lancashire
Preston
PR1 2HE
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18:00 – 20:00 13 Nov 2013
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