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Non Life Sciences => Physics, Astronomy & Cosmology => Topic started by: petelamana on 16/02/2018 13:12:05

Eugenio Beltrami proved that a pseudosphere has properties inherent in a segment of a Lobachevskian/hyperbolic plane. See below for the construction of a pseudosphere.
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The geometric properties of a pseudosphere are easily seen. My question is simple. If the pseudosphere is rotated about the shorter perpendicular line, could this be a good "jumping off" point for further study of postaccretion disk geometry? I am curious about such geometries, and am wondering if further study of hyperbolic space may be a starting point for me.