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Multidimensional Math

  • By Rick Groleau
  • Posted 10.28.03
  • NOVA

We experience the world in three spatial dimensions, but superstring theorists and mathematicians commonly work with many more. In this interactive, explore the mathematical meaning of extra dimensions as you create your own four-dimensional object, or hypercube.

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See for yourself why it's a walk in the park to dream up extra dimensions, at least for mathematicians.

This feature originally appeared on the site for the NOVA program The Elegant Universe.

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