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Single Idea 21159

[catalogued under 27. Natural Reality / B. Modern Physics / 5. Unified Models / c. Supersymmetry]

Full Idea

Supersymmetry posits heavy boson partners for all fermions, and heavy fermions for all bosons.

Gist of Idea

Supersymmetry has extra heavy bosons and heavy fermions


New Scientist writers (Why the Universe Exists [2017], 02)

A Reaction

The main Fermions are electron, proton and quark. Do extra bosons imply extra forces? Peter Higgs favours supersymmetry.

Book Reference

New Scientist writers: 'Why the Universe Exists' [John Murray 2017], p.39