What is the difference between a Grand Unified Theory and a TOE?


by 49ers2013Champ
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49ers2013Champ
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May6-13, 01:02 PM
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Have weak nuclear, strong nuclear, and electromagnetism all been unified? If so, is that the GUT? And is it that unifying those forces with gravity would lead to a TOE?

Thanks. I'm just getting a little confused.
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mikeph
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May6-13, 01:31 PM
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GUT = unify strong, weak and electromagnetic interactions
TOE = unify GUT with the gravitational interaction


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