What lies beneath? Fields, particles and “an ocean of energy”

Gerald R. Baron
13 min readSep 18, 2023
Photo by Thomas Vimare on Unsplash. David Bohm says that matter is like a small ripple on a vast ocean of energy.

A previous post about Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek explored his deep understanding of physics at the elementary particle level. Here we try to visualize what we know of elementary particles — which really aren’t particles at all — and discover the deep mysteries of what lies beneath even them.

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Gerald R. Baron

Dawdling at the intersection of faith, science, philosophy and theology.