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Single Idea 21194

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

Full Idea

Gravity is not included in the Standard Model because we simply cannot study it using particles.

Gist of Idea

The Standard Model omits gravity, because there are no particles involved


Gavin Hesketh (The Particle Zoo [2016], 09)

A Reaction

I'm guessing that Einstein describes how gravity behaves, but not what it is.

Book Reference

Hesketh,Gavin: 'The Particle Zoo' [Quercus 2016], p.233

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