universe finite
Posted: 22 September 2005 10:17 AM   [ Ignore ]
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http://www.physicsweb.org/articles/world/18/9/3/1

Most astronomers think that the universe is infinite, but recent measurements suggest that it could be finite and relatively small. Indeed, as Jean-Pierre Luminet describes, we could be living in an exotic universe shaped rather like a football

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Posted: 22 September 2005 11:57 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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I must apologise Buba, I started reading the article but then had to log off. Will finish it later.

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Posted: 22 September 2005 12:18 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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The universe is flat. To suggest otherwise should result in a burning at the steak for consulting with the devil….

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Posted: 22 September 2005 03:26 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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An interesting read, for the most part I have know idea what it means but it is interesting none the less

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Posted: 22 September 2005 08:21 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Burning at the steak, Stephen?  Were you feeling a bit hungry when you wrote that post?

It’s an interesting idea that if we manage to develop space travel to such an extent that travelling across the universe is possible, that if we managed to travel for long enough in a straight line we could end up back where we started from!

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Posted: 23 September 2005 09:05 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.

T.S. Eliot

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