The Pointing Particle

The Higgs boson is important in the Standard Model because it implies the existence of a Higgs field, an otherwise invisible force field which pervades the entire universe. Unlike other kinds of force field (such as an electromagnetic or gravitational field) the Higgs field points but it doesn’t push or pull.

via Jim Baggott: What Is the Higgs Boson and Why Does It Matter?.

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