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Title: The Origin of Mass and the Feebleness of Gravity

BSA Distinguished Lecture presented by Frank Wilczek, co-winner of the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics. Einstein's famous equation E=mc^2 asserts that energy and mass are different aspects of the same reamore »lity. The general public usually associates the equation with the idea that small amounts of mass can be converted into large amounts of energy, as in nuclear reactors and bombs. For physicists who study the basic nature of matter, however, the more important idea is just the opposite.« less
Title: The Origin of Mass and the Feebleness of Gravity
Publication Date: 2006-04-21
OSTI Identifier: 987882
DOE Contract Number: AC02-98CH10886
Other Number(s): Other: BSA_Lecture_05-06
Resource Type: Multimedia
Specific Type: Multimedia Presentation
Resource Relation: Conference: Brookhaven Science Associates' Distinguished Lecture Series, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York (United States), presented on April 21, 2006
Research Org: BNL (Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Publisher: Brookhaven WBNL Streaming Media
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:59:53
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27