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quotient by a group that acts almost freely

How can I show that if a compact lie group G acts almost freely and smoothly on a manifold M, then M/G is Hausdorff? (an action is almost free if $G_x$ is finite for all x $\in$ M)
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Topologies of flag manifolds

I'm currently reading an article discussing flag manifolds and the action of $\mathrm{PSL}(n,\mathbb{C})$ on them. A flag (in my view at least) is a nested sequence $(y^1,\ldots,y^{n-1})$ of subspaces ...
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Circle action on the product of a Mobius band and a circle.

Consider the product of a Möbius band and a circle $Mo\times S^1$. Is there a circle action on $Mo\times S^1$ such that it is equivariantly homeomorphic to the twisted product $D^2 ...
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How can I see the set $S_k(V):=\{A: \mathbb R^k\rightarrow V: A\ \textrm{is linear and}\ \textrm{ker}(A)=\{0\}\}$ as an homogeneous space..

how can I see the set $S_k(V):=\{A: \mathbb R^k\rightarrow V: A\ \textrm{is linear and}\ \textrm{ker}(A)=\{0\}\}$ as an homogeneous space? Thanks..
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Tangent bundle of a quotient manifold

I am interested in the tangent bundle of the quotient of a manifold by a proper and free action but I can't find any reference on the net. Does anyone know a book or article where it is described ?
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Prove this action is properly discontinuous..

Consider the group $\mathbb Z_2=\{0, 1\}$ acting on the sphere $\mathbb S^n$ through the group actions $\psi_0=Id$ e $\psi_1=-Id$. Show this actions is properly discontinuos? The definition of ...
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How to show $\mathbb R^n/\mathbb Z^n$ is diffeomorphic to torus $\mathbb T^n$?

Suppose the additive group $\mathbb Z^n$ acts on $\mathbb R^n$ through translation. How to show $\mathbb R^n/\mathbb Z^n$ is diffeomorphic to torus $\mathbb T^n$? The translation action is given by ...
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How to show the orbit space $\mathbb S^n/\mathbb Z_2$ is $\mathbb RP^n$?

How to show the orbit space $\mathbb S^n/\mathbb Z_2$ is $\mathbb RP^n$? Here $\mathbb Z_2=\{0, 1\}$ is the additive group and the group action considered induces the aplications $\psi_0=Id$ and ...
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Hyperbolic spheres in the Poincare half-plane and fractional linaear transformations

Let $\mathbb{H}$ be the Poincare upper half-plane, seen as a Riemannian manifold with the metric $$\frac{dx^2+dy^2}{y^2}.$$ Moreover, we consider the action of $\text{SL}_2(\mathbb{R})$ on ...
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A K-invariant submanifold of G-manifold and fundamental vector fields

Let a (connected) Lie group $G$ act on $M$. Assume that the action is locally free. (In other words, if the fundamental vector field of $X \in \mathrm{Lie(G)}$ $$ \underline{X}(p) := ...