Is there a flatness problem in classical cosmology?

Phillip Helbig

Relativity and Gravitation: 100 Years after Einstein in Prague
Jiří Bičák & Tomáš Ledvinka (eds.)
Heidelberg: Springer, pp. 555–561 (2014)
ISBN 978-3-319-06760-5 (print)
ISBN 978-3-319-06761-2 (online)

I discuss various definitions of the flatness problem and previous claims that it does not exist. I also present a new quantitative argument which shows that it does not exist in cosmological models which collapse in the future.

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