If you ever wondered what the Higgs Boson particle was and why it caused so much excitement then this book on Mass by Jim Baggott is a worthwhile read. Baggott is a writer who manages to bring some clarity to the very complex subject of Quantum Physics. The book takes a tour through the history of Mass. From Greek philosophers to Newton, Einstein and modern day quantum discoveries and theories. It shows how mass was regarded in the past and how it is now viewed through a quantum lens. The relationship of Mass with energy is explored and leads to some thought provoking conclusions.