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Gauge theories - Scholarpedia Gimme An M! How the Higgs Gives you Mass. : Starts With A Bang higgs1.gif The LHC: a step closer to the Big Bang

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The PK Man Seen From an African Perspective
I have been fortunate over the past ten years to have had the opportunity to study the shamanism used in the rain forest of southwestern Nigeria. This is the traditional home of the Yoruba Nation which is one of the largest cultural groups in Western Africa...
>> Psychic Abilities
Religions >> Native American, Shamanism
Hypnosis, volition, and mind control.
5.1. Is the hypnotist in control of me? The exact nature of what we experience as 'will' or volition is anage-old philosophical problem that has yet to be resolved by brain scientistsor psychologists. Some aspects of hypnotic responding point out weaknesses...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Bringing it Down to Earth: A Fractal Approach
'Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.' B. Mandelbrot W e want to think about the future - it's our nature. Unlike other creatures, humans possess an...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
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What is hypnotic trance? Does it provide unusual physical or mental capacities?
2.1 'Trance;' descriptive or misleading? Most of the classical notions of hypnosis have long held that hypnosis was special in some way from other types of interpersonal communication and that an induction (preparatory process considered by some to be...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
The Skeptical Witch
The Choir finished the last notes of the worship service. I sit down in unison with 3000 other people preparing to hear the word of the Lord from Apostle Benjamin. The worship service does not touch me. The words of the Apostle are empty for me. My mind is in...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life

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Higgs mechanism and Goldstone's bosons - ...
Spontaneous symmetry breaking. Higgs for Dummies. Goldstone's theorem.
Non-Abelian Gauge Theories with Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking
Non-Abelian Gauge Theories with Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking : Higgs Mechanism. Maxime Gabella. March 2006.
Gauge Symmetries & The Higgs Mechanism
Gauge Symmetries & The Higgs Mechanism. James Hirschauer. University of Colorado.
Massive Gauge Field Theory without Higgs Mechanism
A Brief History of the Higgs Mechanism
A Brief History of the Higgs Mechanism.

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Lepton-Photon Conference Focuses on Most Recent Results of LHC Experiment
Higgs mechanism states that space contains a Higgs field and basic particles interact with Higgs field in such a way that the particles with more mass interact strongly and particles with less mass interact weakly.
Higgs Field Makes a Cameo on 'Eureka'
That clustering effect is the Higgs mechanism. Per the Exploratorium: "A sort of lattice (the Higgs field) fills the universe....
What is it?
The whole point of the Higgs mechanism is to give particles mass, and this means the heavier a particle is, the more likely it is to be produced in a Higgs decay**. At present of course we have no significant signal.
Q&A with Brian Cox, part 1: Recent Hints of the Higgs
So, understanding whether our current picture of the Universe is right — and if there is this thing called the Higgs mechanism or whether there is something else going on — is critical to our progress because it is built into that picture.

Suggested Web Resources

Higgs mechanism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Higgs boson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Origins: CERN: The Higgs Boson Particle | Exploratorium
This clustering effect is the Higgs mechanism, postulated by British physicist Peter Higgs in the 1960s.
The Higgs mechanism
What is called the Higgs mechanism is the extension of the spontaneous symmetry breaking to create massive vector bosons in a gauge invariant theory.
The Anderson-Higgs Mechanism | Not Even Wrong

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