Nuclear and Atomic Physics


What is Mass?

Authors: Mark A. Newstead, Stephen C. Newstead

In this paper we investigate the connection between energy and mass. From this we propose that mass is "generated" when a volume of space contains a sufficient amount of localised energy. We then show how this definition explains various phenomena, for example why mass increases with velocity.

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[v1] 27 May 2011
[v2] 1 Jun 2011

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