Gravitational origin of the weak interaction's chirality

  title={Gravitational origin of the weak interaction's chirality},
  author={Stephon H. S. Alexander and Antonino Marcian{\`o} and Lee Smolin},
  journal={Physical Review D},
We present a new unification of the electro-weak and gravitational interactions based on the joining the weak SU(2) gauge fields with the left handed part of the spacetime connection, into a single gauge field valued in the complexification of the local Lorentz group. Hence, the weak interactions emerge as the right handed chiral half of the space-time connection, which explains the chirality of the weak interaction. This is possible, because, as shown by Plebanski, Ashtekar, and others, the… 
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