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Single Idea 21161

[catalogued under 27. Natural Reality / B. Modern Physics / 2. Electrodynamics / b. Fields]

Full Idea

The standard model says that the fields of all fundamental forces should merge at extremely high energies, meaning there is also a unified, high-energy field out there.

Gist of Idea

In the standard model all the fundamental force fields merge at extremely high energies


New Scientist writers (Why the Universe Exists [2017], 03)

A Reaction

Not quite sure what 'out there' means. This idea is linked to the quest for dark energy. Is this unified phenomenon only found near the Big Bang?

Book Reference

New Scientist writers: 'Why the Universe Exists' [John Murray 2017], p.66