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Single Idea 21197

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

Full Idea

The forces in the Standard Model are built on gauge symmetries, with a one-dimensional charge (like electromagnetism), a two-dimensional charge (the weak force), and a three dimensional charge (the strong force).

Gist of Idea

Standard Model forces are one- two- and three-dimensional


Gavin Hesketh (The Particle Zoo [2016], 10)

A Reaction

See also Idea 21185.

Book Reference

Hesketh,Gavin: 'The Particle Zoo' [Quercus 2016], p.246

Related Idea

Idea 21185 Colour charge is positive or negative, and also has red, green or blue direction [Hesketh]