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What Shape Is The Universe? Columbia Astronomers Have Clue

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February 17, 1998
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It's probably an expanding, multidimensional equivalent of either a sheet of paper, a sphere or a saddle, according to astronomers at Columbia University, who report in the Feb. 20 issue of The Astrophysical Journal that they can shed new light on a problem that has stumped scientists for decades.

It's probably an expanding, multidimensional equivalent of either a sheet of paper, a sphere or a saddle, according to astronomers at Columbia University, who report in the Feb. 20 issue of The Astrophysical Journal that they can shed new light on a problem that has stumped scientists for decades.


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