- (physics) A theory that attempts to unify the fundamental physical forces and which proposes a physical symmetry between bosons and fermions.
2013 November 22, Alok Jha, “Stephen Hawking: physics would be 'more interesting' if Higgs boson hadn't been found”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 24, page 32:
- Supersymmetry is the concept that known particles – such as electrons, quarks and photons – have a heavier and as-yet-undetected "superpartner".
- SUSY (abbreviation)
theory that attempts to unify the fundamental physical forces