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Single Idea 21170

[catalogued under 27. Natural Reality / B. Modern Physics / 4. Standard Model / b. Standard model]

Full Idea

The standard model cannot explain dark matter, or dark energy (which is causing expansion to accelerate). It cannot explain how matter survived annihilation with anti-matter in the Big Bang, or explain gravity. The strength of each force is unexplained.

Gist of Idea

The Standard Model cannot explain dark energy, survival of matter, gravity, or force strength


New Scientist writers (Why the Universe Exists [2017], 06)

A Reaction

[compressed] P.141 adds that the model has to be manipulated to keep the Higgs mass low enough.

Book Reference

New Scientist writers: 'Why the Universe Exists' [John Murray 2017], p.110