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3 accessible dimensions in hyperspace
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Mar 17, 2013 3:37 PM



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Re: 3 accessible dimensions in hyperspace
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Mar 17, 2013 2:58 AM


On 3/16/2013 1:26 PM, stefan berger wrote: > In short: I have a problem with wrapping my head around the idea of an ever expanding infinitely sized universe as well as the idea of a finite universe. The problem with the latter being that there would be a wall, with the former that infinite space is hard to understand. Now the question: Is there a mathematical model for 3 accessible dimensions , this is what we 'perceive', in a higherdimensional space that wraps around? Not that higher dimensions are easier to understand, nevertheless it could somehow 'explain' *seemingly* infinite space. > > In 2 dimensional space I can imaging a *seemingly* infinite space when thinking of the surface of a sphere. The spherical coordinates > > x = r * sin(theta) * cos (phi) > y = r * sin(theta) * sin (phi) > z = r * cos(theta) > > obviously describe the surfacecoordinates in such a 3d space with only 2 dimensions accessible
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klein_bottle
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_universe#Alice_universe
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