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October 23 Colloquium

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Graham Kribs, University of Oregon, Physics

What’s So Super About Symmetries

Abstract:

I’ll review why exact and approximate symmetries occupy such a central role in our understanding of fundamental building blocks of the universe. New (approximate) symmetries, such as supersymmetry, may yet play a significant role in our understanding of nature. I’ll briefly highlight implications of supersymmetry, focusing on a specific model (pioneered by my collaborators and myself) that has an even further enlarged symmetry.

This model stabilizes

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