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supersymmetry

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noun su·per·sym·me·try \-ˈsi-mə-trē\

Definition of supersymmetry

  1. :  the correspondence between fermions and bosons of identical mass that is postulated to have existed during the opening moments of the big bang and that relates gravity to the other forces of nature

supersymmetric play \-sə-ˈme-trik\ adjective


1974

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1974


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