Particle Genesis

“According to astronomical measurements, the matter described by the Standard Model that makes up the stars, planets and ultimately us, only accounts for a tiny fraction of the universe. We appear to be a thin layer of froth, floating on top of an invisible ocean of dark matter and dark energy, about which we know almost nothing.”  

 “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form, and void; and darkness was[a] on the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.”  Genesis 1:1 NKJV

“The Standard Model is regarded as a highly “unnatural” theory. Aside from having a large number of different particles and forces, many of which seem surplus to requirement, it is also very precariously balanced. If you change any of the 20+ numbers that have to be put into the theory even a little, you rapidly find yourself living in a universe without atoms. This spooky fine-tuning worries many physicists, leaving the universe looking as though it has been set up in just the right way for life to exist.”

Excerpts from “Could the Higgs Nobel Be the End of Particle Physics?” By Harry Cliff and The Conversation (Source)

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=could-the-higgs-nobel-be-the-end-of-particle-physics&WT.mc_id=SA_Facebook

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