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Stories by Jeffrey R. Weeks

Is Space Finite?

Conventional wisdom says the universe is infinite. But it could be finite, merely giving the illusion of infinity

October 1, 2002 — Glenn D. Starkman, Jean-Pierre Luminet and Jeffrey R. Weeks

Is Space Finite?

Conventional wisdom says the universe is infinite. But it could be finite, merely giving the illusion of infinity. Upcoming measurements may finally answer this ancient question

April 6, 1999 — Glenn D. Starkman, Jean-Pierre Luminet and Jeffrey R. Weeks

The Mathematics of Three-Dimensional Manifolds

Topological study of these higher-dimensional analogues of a surface suggests the universe may be as convoluted as a tangled loop of string. It now appears most of the manifolds can be analyzed geometrically

July 1, 1984 — Jeffrey R. Weeks and William P. Thurston

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