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Re: [vox] [OT] philosophy class about space and time at UCD





> very true.  but that's the common parlance of geometers.  for example,
> 
> a "sphere" is a collection of points equidistant from a locus in
> whatever dimension you happen to be in.
> 
> so in 2 dimensions, a "sphere" would be what we would call a circle.
> 
> in 3 dimensions, a "sphere" would be what we call a ball.
> 
> in 4 dimensions, a "sphere" would be what we call a hypersphere (it's
>    hard, but try to imagine gluing the outsides of two three
> dimensional
>    spheres completely together).
> 
> anyway, a plane is a line in 3 dimensions, so everything is cool with
> euclid.  :)
> 
> pete

Ok, So, I think I can grap that.  So, In 1 dimension it would just be a point.

What I really want to know is what it would look like to Bucharoo Bonzai in the
5th dimension?

-Stephen
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