supergravity, the amplituhedron and twistor theory

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It looks like some very interesting work is going on. The amplituhedron is discussed here:

https://www.simonsfoundation.org/quanta/20130917-a-jewel-at-the-heart-of-quantum-physics/

And twistor theory here:

http://www.twistordiagrams.org.uk/

Zvi Bern's related supergravity theory is discussed here:

https://www.simonsfoundation.org/quanta/20140314-betting-on-the-future-of-quantum-gravity/

I'm betting something interesting will come out of this soon. In the article on the amplituhedron the triangular nature of the geometry relates to something I had been looking into about the nature of gravity waves. If this geometry is connected to gravitons then this would relate gravitons directly to gluons.
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Re: supergravity, the amplituhedron and twistor theory
« Reply #1 on: 21/03/2014 04:23:18 »
Fixation on the Einstein papers is a good definition of OCD.