Originally Posted by sebastianmichael
that goes straight over my head. why, wodin?
Originally Posted by Ralph Sir Edward
The Standard Model predicts the Higg Boson, and it works for all particle physics...except you have to plug in 19 variables with particular values, for which there is no explanation.
Also the Zero Vacuum energy predicted by the Standard Model is off by an order of magnitude of 58 (that's 58 zeros behind the number) to what is actually observed. (But that's not particle physics, sniff the physicists.)
Other than that, no problems...
The more they try to rationalize it the more complex the standard model becomes. At some point they will need to realize that they are following the wrong trail, they just haven't been able to conceptualize an alternative.