We know stereographic projection is conformal but it isn't isometic and in general relativity it can not be used because in this theory general transformations must be isometric. But de sitter in his model (1917) used it (stereographic projection) to obtain metric in static coordinates. How can it be explained(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Stereographic projection in de Sitter cosmological model

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