Fuzzy Twistors and Emergent Gravity


Verlinde, H. (2011). Fuzzy Twistors and Emergent Gravity. Perimeter Institute. https://pirsa.org/11060046


Verlinde, Herman. Fuzzy Twistors and Emergent Gravity. Perimeter Institute, Jun. 22, 2011, https://pirsa.org/11060046


          @misc{ pirsa_11060046,
            doi = {10.48660/11060046},
            url = {https://pirsa.org/11060046},
            author = {Verlinde, Herman},
            keywords = {Cosmology},
            language = {en},
            title = {Fuzzy Twistors and Emergent Gravity},
            publisher = {Perimeter Institute},
            year = {2011},
            month = {jun},
            note = {PIRSA:11060046 see, \url{https://pirsa.org}}

Herman Verlinde Princeton University


In this talk, I explain how twistors can be used to provide a covariant UV cut-off for 4-D gauge theory. I'll then motivate the conjecture that the cut-off gauge theory automatically contains 4-D Einstein gravity. As evidence, I describe how the theory reproduces the gravitational MHV amplitudes.