Re: Re: Re: Evidence: Open vs. Closed Universe

Brichero, Robert, HMR/GB (
Wed, 26 Nov 1997 10:52:00 +0100

Anders Sandberg writes

>Hmm, I *think* you mean something like this: the conceptualization of
>the closed universe will be something like a ball, inside a space of
>some kind. That space will be another universe, and so on. Am I right?

I think you've got the wrong end of the stick. An open universe is one
which keeps expanding indefinitely, whereas a closed one is one which
will expand to a certain point, and then begin to contract again.

Or is it me whose wrong? Some confusion here :-)

Robert Bricheno