Nobel laureate foresees mind-expanding future of physics

core theory

Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek advocates viewing the standard model of particle physics as consisting of two “kingdoms,” one comprising the basic particles of matter and the other consisting of the particles that transmit nature’s fundamental forces. With the addition of Einstein’s general relativity, which describes gravity, Wilczek refers to this extended version of the standard model as the Core Theory of physics. 

J. Hirshfeld

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