afterburner

2006-Aug-09, 04:42 PM

There is still one(well, maybe more) thing that I dont understand...So please help me!!!

How can it be that neutrinos apparently have no mass whatsoever, yet they interact through the weak force, which is mediated by massive particles? In other words...Does the massless neutrino "spontaneously" create more massive particles than itself for weak interaction? If so, how can this be? where are these particles coming from?

And in one of my other threads, I asked how can particles spontaneously create force carrier particles out of nothing? no one answered

Also, the force carrier particles "spontaneously" appear, so when they dissapear... is it also spontaneous and absolutely no trace of them is left? *puf* so to speak?

Is it possible to create force carriers by themselves? What I want to know is...if force cariers for an electron and positron are exactly the same...if we create just force carriers without the electron/positron pair, what will the force carriers do? attract of repell?

Thought experiment...if we have a charged particle travelling at c, will the force carriers appear in front of it? or will they trail behind it?

Is it correct to say that the idea behind a wave function is that... if we have a particle with known energy, we dont know its position exactly, so we spread that energy over a probable volume. So, when the particle interacts with another particle, the wave function becomes a point at the place of interaction within the wave function? (with all of the energy that was previously spread out, in one point)

How can it be that neutrinos apparently have no mass whatsoever, yet they interact through the weak force, which is mediated by massive particles? In other words...Does the massless neutrino "spontaneously" create more massive particles than itself for weak interaction? If so, how can this be? where are these particles coming from?

And in one of my other threads, I asked how can particles spontaneously create force carrier particles out of nothing? no one answered

Also, the force carrier particles "spontaneously" appear, so when they dissapear... is it also spontaneous and absolutely no trace of them is left? *puf* so to speak?

Is it possible to create force carriers by themselves? What I want to know is...if force cariers for an electron and positron are exactly the same...if we create just force carriers without the electron/positron pair, what will the force carriers do? attract of repell?

Thought experiment...if we have a charged particle travelling at c, will the force carriers appear in front of it? or will they trail behind it?

Is it correct to say that the idea behind a wave function is that... if we have a particle with known energy, we dont know its position exactly, so we spread that energy over a probable volume. So, when the particle interacts with another particle, the wave function becomes a point at the place of interaction within the wave function? (with all of the energy that was previously spread out, in one point)