I think modern observations support a spatially finite universe, but I'm not sure.

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In 1610, Johannes Kepler used the dark night sky to argue for a finite universe.

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However, the argument assumes incorrectly that a finite universe must necessarily have a " limit " or edge.

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Is the microfluidics arena overcrowded, given that the market today is limited to a finite universe of drug and biotech firms?

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Since a finite universe is an isolated system, the Second Law of Thermodynamics states that its total entropy is constantly increasing.

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M2 and a finite universe necessarily imply " Atomicity ", namely that everything either is an atom or includes atoms among its proper parts.

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:In particular, don't assume that " finite universe " = " universe has an edge ", at least in the dimensions familiar to us.

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How does a finite universe come from something that is infinite ? Preceding contribs ) 23 : 55, 31 October 2007 ( UTC)

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Church officials called Kepler to task, saying the notion of a finite universe was an insult to God and implied that his powers were limited.

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However, Lloyd shows that there are limits to rapid exponential growth in a finite universe, and that it is very unlikely that Moore's Law will be maintained indefinitely.