Topology of the Universe

Background:
The significance of the largest scale CMB fluctuations in WMAP:
Constraining rectangular topologies with the COBE/DMR: Constraining cubic topologies with the COBE/DMR:
My papers on this subject:
  1. "CMB Multipole Measurements in the Presence of Foregrounds" de Oliveira-Costa & Tegmark 2006, Phys. Rev. D. 74:023005.
  2. "The significance of the largest scale CMB fluctuations in WMAP" de Oliveira-Costa, Tegmark, Zaldarriaga & Hamilton 2004, Phys. Rev. D. 69:063516.
  3. "CMB data analysis: constraints on the topology of the Universe" de Oliveira-Costa 1996, Ph.D. Thesis published by INPE.
  4. "Constraining topology with the CMB" de Oliveira-Costa, Smoot & Starobinsky 1996. Proceedings from "XXXIst Recontres de Moriond: Future CMB missions", Ed F. Bouchet.
  5. "Can the lack of symmetry in the COBE/DMR maps constrain the topology of the universe?" de Oliveira-Costa, Smoot & Starobinsky 1996, ApJ, 468:457.
  6. "Constraints on the topology of the universe from the 2-yr COBE data" de Oliveira-Costa & Smoot 1995, ApJ, 448:477.
  7. "Does COBE rule out a toroidal Universe?" de Oliveira-Costa & Smoot 1995, Nuc. Phys. B, 43:299.

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