
Re: An easytostate and hardtoprove geometric result
Posted:
Apr 20, 2013 9:07 AM


In article <a0c3632880c74c57a2b789f188d712d7@googlegroups.com>, <pepstein5@gmail.com> wrote:
> If I understood him correctly (note the if), someone told me that Bill > Thurston proved that R^3 can be partitioned into disjoint circles. (Of > course, the number of such circles has to be uncountable.) > I would be interested to know more about this. Does anyone know a reference? > Can anyone say anything about the techniques involved in the proof? If the > statement is wrong, does anyone know the correct statement? > > Thank You, > > Paul Epstein
See this page: http://www.cuttheknot.org/proofs/tessellation.shtml Hint at the top, solution at the bottom.
 G. A. Edgar http://www.math.ohiostate.edu/~edgar/

