# Photons, clocks, gravity and the concept of mass

@article{Okun2002PhotonsCG, title={Photons, clocks, gravity and the concept of mass}, author={Lev Borisovich Okun}, journal={arXiv: Popular Physics}, year={2002}, volume={110}, pages={151-155} }

Abstract Various aspects of the concept of mass in modern physics are discussed: 1. Mass in Special Relativity, 2. Atoms in Static Gravity, 3. Photons in Static Gravity, 4. Misleading Terminology, 5. Unsolved Problems of mass.

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