## What is Mass? Chapter One: Mass in Newtonian Mechanics and Lagrangian Mechanics

**Authors:** Xiong Wang

``To see a World in a Grain of Sand, And a Heaven in a Wild'' We will try to see the development and the whole picture of theoretical physic through the evolution of the very fundamental concept of mass. 1The inertial mass in Newtonian mechanics 2 The Newtonian gravitational mass 3 Mass in Lagrangian formulism 4 Mass in the special theory of relativity 5 $E = MC^2$ 6 Mass in quantum mechanics 7 Principle of equivalence and general relativity 8 The energy momentum tensor in general relativity 9 Mass in the standard model of particle physics 10 The higgs mechanism

**Comments:** 13 Pages. author name: Xiong WANG Email:wangxiong8686@gmail.com

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