# A Shape Dynamics Tutorial

@article{Mercati2014ASD, title={A Shape Dynamics Tutorial}, author={Flavio Mercati}, journal={arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology}, year={2014} }

Shape Dynamics (SD) is a new theory of gravity that is based on fewer and more fundamental first principles than General Relativity (GR). The most important feature of SD is the replacement of GR's relativity of simultaneity with a more tractable gauge symmetry, namely invariance under spatial conformal transformations. This Tutorial contains both a quick introduction for readers curious about SD and a detailed walk-through of the historical and conceptual motivations for the theory, its…

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