In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, stargene <email@example.com> 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.