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June 1st, 2019, 11:13 PM   #1
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Ubiquity: spheres vs polyhedra?

Which shapes do you believe to be more common in our universe: spheres or polyhedra?
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Which shapes do you believe to be more common in our universe: spheres or polyhedra?
In terms of actual physical phenomena neither. Nothing is pefectly spherecal and nothing is perfectly in the shape of a polyhedron. (Even the event horizons of black holes don't get to be perfectly spherical because I can't see any good reason to say that they don't rotate.)

Now in terms of theory, both are all over. I don't know of any way to compare the two.

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