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Twistor relative locality

@article{Smolin2013TwistorRL,
  title={Twistor relative locality},
  author={Lee Smolin},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory},
  year={2013}
}
  • L. Smolin
  • Published 1 November 2013
  • Physics
  • arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory
We present a version of relative locality based on the geometry of twistor space. This can also be thought of as a new kind of deformation of twistor theory based on the construction of a bundle of twistor spaces over momentum space. Locality in space-time is emergent and is deformed in a precise way when a connection on that bundle is non-flat. This gives a precise and controlled meaning to Penrose’s hypothesis that quantum gravity effects will deformtwistorspace in such a way as to maintain… 
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