The orientability properties of space-times are analysed in detail using elementary algebraic methods. Time, space and charge orientability are discussed and various possible generalisations of charge orientability suggested. There is also a bundle-theoretic analysis of the first two topological properties together with a discussion of spinor-structures from the point of view of the Lorentz bundle of bases over a space-time. A section is devoted to some comments on the topologisation of certain space-times with topologies derived from their causal relations.
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Whiston, G.S. Topics on space-time topology. Int J Theor Phys 8, 99–121 (1973). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00678611
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