On the topology of Wheeler universes

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Marsden and Tipler have shown that under reasonable conditions a Wheeler universe can be foliated by compact spacelike hypersurfaces of constant mean curvature. By imposing a certain energy (or curvature) condition we obtain restrictions on the topology of these hypersurfaces.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)369-370
Number of pages2
Journal"Physics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics"
Issue number5-6
StatePublished - 1980

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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