Higgs field and a new scalar-tensor theory of gravity

  title={Higgs field and a new scalar-tensor theory of gravity},
  author={Heinz Dehnen and Hartmut Frommert and Farhad Ghaboussi},
  journal={International Journal of Theoretical Physics},
The combination of Brans and Dicke's idea of a variable gravitational constant with the Higgs-field mechanism of elementary particle physics results in a new theory of gravity. Einstein's theory is realized after symmetry breaking in the neighborhood of the Higgs-fleld ground state. 
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