graviton

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a proposed subatomic particle which carries gravitational forces between massive particles, in the same way as photons carry electromagnetic energy

Astronomy

  • Proposed subatomic particle which carries gravitational forces between massive particles as photons carry electromagnetic energy. Gravitons and gravitinos are brought to bear in some solutions to the dark matteror missing mass problem.

Electronics

  • The postulated force carrier of gravitation.
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