# Einstein ’ s Static Universe : An Idea Whose Time Has Come Back ?

@inproceedings{Segal2000EinsteinS, title={Einstein ’ s Static Universe : An Idea Whose Time Has Come Back ?}, author={Irving Ezra Segal}, year={2000} }

W hat is the shape of space? Is the universe finite or infinite? Did the world have a beginning, or has it always existed? These fundamental questions have intrigued and baffled humans since the most ancient times. But it was only in the twentieth century, with the development of powerful tools for probing the immensity of the skies, that it became possible to explore the cosmos beyond our galaxy’s neighborhood. Concurrently, advances in physics and mathematics provided the conceptual framework…

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