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Are all 3-manifolds smoothable?

Mathematically supposedly all 3-manifolds are smoothable. However in physical models, for near to Planck scale, the manifold is no longer differentiable i.e. essentially no longer smooth. 51 more words

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SnapPy 2.1: Now with extra precision!

Marc Culler and I released SnapPy 2.1 today. The main new feature is the ManifoldHP variant of Manifold which does all floating-point calculations in quad-double precision… 202 more words