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Is relativity a gauge theory?

  1. Mar 3, 2008 #1
    I do not see why it is not. I believe relativity is a gauge theory, due to the spin connection on a so(1,3) principal bundle. I have heard some people say it is not a gauge theory. Why do they say this, are they just stupid or what?
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