The Higgs boson and cosmology

I will discuss how the Higgs field of the Standard Model may have played an important role in cosmology, leading to the homogeneity, isotropy and flatness of the Universe; producing the quantum fluctuations that seed structure formation; triggering the radiation-dominated era of the hot Big Bang; and contributing to the processes of baryogenesis and dark matter production.


Published in:
Philosophical Transactions Of The Royal Society A-Mathematical Physical And Engineering Sciences, 373, 2032
Year:
2015
Publisher:
London, Royal Soc
ISSN:
1364-503X
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