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Topic: Elementary Query on hypersurfaces
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Phillip Helbig---remove CLOTHES to reply

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Re: Elementary Query on hypersurfaces
Posted: Feb 4, 2013 5:07 PM
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In article <>,
stargene <> writes:

> I'm hoping that at least one of you has a real
> familiarity with hyper-surfaces, (which for myself
> are mostly interesting as the posited analogs, in
> some models, of our physical universe.) Being
> very uninformed about hyper-anythings, I ask:
> Assuming for sake of discussion that our universe
> were somehow the equivalent of a (say) three-dimen-
> sional hyper-surface on a hyper-sphere, would
> a given point <in> our universe correspond to a
> given point <on> that 3-D hyper-surface? Or
> might a given point in our universe correspond
> somehow to a higher dimensional object, perhaps
> even a 2-D surface entirely spanning the hyper-
> sphere. I'm just wildly grasping at straws here.

Or perhaps grasping at fibre bundles?

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