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Poincaré homology sphere

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Idea

Poincaré‘s homology sphere is a closed 3-manifold with the same homology as the 3-sphere but with a fundamental group which is non-trivial.

Realizations

…the coset space SU(2)/2ISU(2)/2I of the special unitary group in dimension 2 by the binary icosahedral group.

References

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