Re: Open universe (and how to fix it)

Damien Broderick (
Sat, 29 Aug 1998 12:04:56 +0000

At 12:16 PM 8/28/98 +0200, Anders wrote:

>Of course, nobody has ever found a
>monopole yet, but at least it seems theoretically possible to make
>baby universes this way.

Last time I looked, the canonical inflationary account said there'd be a maximum of one monopole inside each local spacetime bubble, which helps explain why we haven't stumbled on a monopole as yet. Damn! Just when you need two to rub together to get your fire started...

Damien Broderick