Cosmic Topology : A Brief Overview

  • M. J. Rebouças, G. I. Gomero
  • Published 2004


Questions such as whether we live in a spatially finite universe, and what its shape and size may be, are among the fundamental open problems that high precision modern cosmology needs to resolve. These questions go beyond the scope of general relativity (GR), since as a (local) metrical theory GR leaves the global topology of the universe undetermined… (More)

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