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Higher Dimensional Earrings

The (1-dimensional) earring space is a 1-dimensional Peano continuum (connected, locally path-connected, compact metric space) constructed by adjoining a shrinking sequence of circles at a single point. The importance of stems from the fact that this is the prototypical space … Continue reading

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The Baer-Specker Group

One of the infinite abelian groups that is important to infinite abelian group theory and which has shown up naturally in previous posts on infinitary fundamental groups is the Baer-Specker group, often just called the Specker group. This post isn’t … Continue reading

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