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What is a boson?


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A boson is a fundamental particle and mediates force.

The photon mediates the electromagnetic force.

The W+, W− and Z0 bosons mediate the weak nuclear force.

The eight gluons mediate the strong nuclear force.

The Higgs boson is predicted to endow mass.

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