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Riemann geometry and hydrostatic

  1. Mar 22, 2009 #1
    I read in Elie CARTAN book : "la Géométrie des espace de Riemann" that when R = cte, you can compare space-time to hydrostatic description of a liquid. Is it true ?
     
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  3. Mar 22, 2009 #2

    jambaugh

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    Why would you doubt Elie Cartan?

    [EDIT]: More precisely why would you take the word of a random reply here over the word of Cartan if the two should differ?
     
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  4. Mar 22, 2009 #3

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    What do you mean by "cte"?
     
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