Einstein gave us the mechanism to explain how gravity works. (Namely that mass curves (or warps) space-time.) Do we have any theories for the "mechanism" as to how masses warp space? Is it related to the Higgs field?

  • $\begingroup$ This may help. Why can't I do this to get infinite energy? $\endgroup$
    – mmesser314
    Jun 24, 2020 at 2:41
  • $\begingroup$ Is it related to the Higgs field? No. Peter Higgs wasn’t born when Einstein proposed General Relativity. $\endgroup$
    – G. Smith
    Jun 24, 2020 at 2:50
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    $\begingroup$ In my opinion, Einstein’s field equations and the geodesic equation are a sufficient and satisfying gravitational “mechanism” for most physicists. They’re not too conceptually different from Maxwell’s equations and the Lorentz force law, which are sufficient and satisfying for electromagnetism. $\endgroup$
    – G. Smith
    Jun 24, 2020 at 3:12


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