Kantowski-Sachs metric

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In general relativity the Kantowski-Sachs metric describes a homogeneous but anisotropic universe whose spatial section has the topology of . The metric is:

The isometry group of this spacetime is . Remarkably, the isometry group does not act simply transitively on spacetime, nor does it possess a subgroup with simple transitive action.

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