photino

photino

[fō′tē·nō]
(particle physics)
A hypothetical counterpart of the photon, postulated to exist in supersymmetry theories.
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The electron, for example, has as its partner the super-electron, just as the photon has its photino.
Information about past typhoons that affected Taiwan was collected from the website of the Taiwan Meteorological Bureau (http:// photino.
The photon would be joined by the photino, the graviton by the gravitino, the gluon by the gluino, and the W and Z vector bosons (how I love those guys
Occasionally, highly original aliens appear to be based on scientific theory rather than terrestrial beings, such as the intelligent peripatetic nebula of Fred Hoyle's The Black Cloud (1957), Stephen Baxter's Qax (which is embodied as turbulent energy flow) and photino birds (tiny congeries of dark matter), not to mention Solaris's telepathic planetary cyctoplasma and Olaf Stapledon's Martian cluster-mind.
this is love ensconced in spectacular photino exclusion the natural non-conveyable bullion the sunlit rubidium the blighted ingress lodges elevated above the wounded silk of embossed doctrinal noises
The electron's partner is the super-electron, and the photon's superpartner is called the photino.
For example, scientists call the electron's hypothetical partner a selectron and the photon's partner a photino.
The photino is the partner of the photon or particle of light.
WIMP is a generic term; a specific kind of particle that could fill the bill is a hypothetical one known as a photino.
If photons exist that allow you to see what is in front of and around you, then photinos, their superpartners also exist and allow you to somehow sense what is beyond the functioning of photons on the electromagnetic spectrum.
Patrice Michaels, soprano; Kuang-Hao Huang, piano; Zach Brock, violin; Nicholas Photinos, cello.
Maccaferri on the impressively distinctive, floor-length bass clarinet, Nicholas Photinos on cello, and the effusive, colorful Lisa Kaplan on piano.