I am an amateur learning about the Higgs because I was interested in what the LHC's purpose is.
I read that as a particle passes through space, it is actually passing through a Higgs field and there are little Higgs particles that accumulate on the moving particle, which is where mass and momentum come from.
But that's where my main question comes from:
This all sounds similar to a "medium"; and mediums usually impart resistance on particles moving through them so the particles would slow down even in space. As far as I know, this is the reason why aether/ether theories don't work.
Please let me know.