What is Supersymmetry?

What is Supersymmetry?

This is a question which, I am sure, has given all y’all more sleepless nights than you can shake a stick at.

In this video, Fermilab’s Dr. Don Lincoln describes the principle of supersymmetry in an allegedly easy-to-understand way.

A theory is supersymmetric if it treats forces and matter on an equal footing.

standard particles(Standard Particles – Supersymmetry [SUSY] particles)

While supersymmetry is an unproven idea, it is popular with particle physics researchers as a possible next step in particle physics.

You’re welcome.

Sleep tight, my little geeks and nerdlings.



3 comments on “What is Supersymmetry?

  1. Always cool to see what ideas the physicists are playing around with.

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