No particle is really a particle.<quoted text>Holy fking hell! How many times do I have to tell you guys that a "virtual particle" is not really a particle?
The disturbance does not "come" from *nothing*, there is no such thing as *nothing* existing in the quantum world.
They are positive mass with zero volume. They are energy.
That's why their masses are referred to in electron volts.
But thank you again for you infinite patience in dealing with us morons.
Your care, understanding and tolerance for those of us so far beneath you is truly inspiring.