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General Science => General Science => Topic started by: jerrygg38 on 22/09/2016 13:47:35

From Einstein’s “Relativity” what is the shape and size of the universe?
In Einstein’s 1920 book he states: “The results of calculation indicates that if matter is distributed uniformly, the universe would necessarily be spherical or elliptical. The nonuniform distribution would make it quasispherical. For the radius R he gets 2/kp where for cgs 2/k = 1.08E27 and p is the average density of matter.
Does anyone know the answer for R? In addition did his later work change his ideas about a spherical universe? It is my own belief that his answer is correct and we live on a spherical plane upon which the galaxies reside thus it is a bumpy plane. For my own theory I calculate 1.304E26 meters and I wonder what Einstein’s answer was.