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closed universe, flat space?
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May 5, 2013 2:45 PM



kenseto
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Re: closed universe, flat space?
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Apr 23, 2013 4:06 PM


On Apr 23, 3:23 pm, RichD <r_delaney2...@yahoo.com> wrote: > Supposedly, our universe is closed and finite, although the > geometry and topology isn't precisely known. This means > a straight line (geodesic) traveler must return to his starting > poiint, yes/no? Hence, curved space. > > At the same time, astronomers claim, that space is flat, to > the precision of their measurements. Usually, this is > accompanied by the comment that the universe is balanced > between infinite expansion, or eventual collapse, we can't > tell which. > > So, space is closed, but also flat... back in my day, they > had something called a logical contradiction, which was > considered a bad thing, but I guess times change... > viva progress  >
That's the problem with current theories....it includes all possibilities. According to my theory space (structured aether called the EMatrix) is curved locally but flat globally. A paper on my theory is availble in the following link: http://www.modelmechanics.org/2011universe.pdf



