Geometry and Destiny

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Krauss, Lawrence M.; Turner, Michael S.;
(1999)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1023/A:1026757718530
  • Subject: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology | Astrophysics
    arxiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology | Computer Science::Databases

The recognition that the cosmological constant may be non-zero forces us to re-evaluate standard notions about the connection between geometry and the fate of our Universe. An open Universe can recollapse, and a closed Universe can expand forever. As a corollary, we poi... View more
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