Is the Universe Flat?

Galaxies on Collision Course (Hubble Space Telescope Ultra Deep Field)

Galaxies on Collision Course (Hubble Space Telescope Ultra Deep Field)

Despite beginning with the discredited old saw that “the ancients believed the Earth was flat,” Eugenie Samuel Reich initiates an interesting discussion concerning whether the universe is flat (be sure to read the comments). The paper which occasioned the discussion is How Flat Can You Get? A Model Comparison Perspective on the Curvature of the Universe, which is epitomized here.

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Published in: on May 19, 2009 at 10:03 am  Leave a Comment  

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