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flat space

[¦flat ‚spās]
(mathematics)
A Riemannian space for which a coordinate system exists such that the components of the metric tensor are constants throughout the space; equivalently, a space in which the Riemann-Christoffel tensor vanishes throughout the space.
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The behavior of the perturbations in both backgrounds is as follows: in flat space (section 3), the perturbations are disappearing because of the presence of E and when E [approximately equal to] 1/[lambda] we end by no perturbation and our system is stable; and in curved space (section 4) we did not get any perturbation for all E which means the presence of the super-gravity does not allow any perturbation to appear in the same way that E does in flat space.
This is also a most important feature of the Milne kinematic model universe in the flat space.
Since a naked singularity will have to be forced, the prediction is not possible to test in our universe, because we can't simulate it in flat space.
Sheikha Al Maskari, Chief Innovation Officer at the UAE Space Agency explained that the region has been recognised by international space players as an area of growing endeavour and opportunity in an otherwise flat space and satellite business market.
Seven adults are accommodated in comfort and when required, you can fold the third row of seats electronically with the flick of a button to make 1,388ltr of flat space.
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At Jhankri Danda, a village three hours south of Kathmandu, a relief distribution of tarps and hygiene items -- it takes place on the only flat space -- a single lane dirt road.
He used flat shapes in a very flat space, much the same way Oriental art is arranged.
The fin inaugurates visual scenes where the camera sinks under water, transforming the flat space dominated until then by ocean, floating bodies, and sky, into one with depth in which the two bodies can and will sink.
An altar is basically a flat space on which you place objects that, when you contemplate them, shift you from your basest self to your best Self.
This was the first and only flat space on the entire steep climb up and we were glad as it appeared at just the right time for a break.
You can convert the front seat into a flat space to allow the carrying of long loads.