The Universe Is Flat — Now What?

The universe is flat. But there's a lot of subtlety packed into that innocent-looking statement.

What does it mean for a 3D object to be "flat"?

How do we measure the shape of the universe anyway? Since the universe is flat, is that…it? Is there anything else interesting to say?

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