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Imagining the tenth Dimension

Discussion in 'General' started by DXR_13KE, 14 Jan 2007.

  1. DXR_13KE

    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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  2. overdosedelusion

    overdosedelusion I mostly come at night, mostly..

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    sure is, but it started to hurt my brain at 6th dimension because im a wee bit drunk and tired and all this folding of time as we know it is just brain ache=P i'll have a listen in the morning
     
  3. Cardan

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    ah yes i saw this video a couple weeks ago. really makes you wonder about this stuff. I was going to buy his book but it seems it is sold out everywhere i looked. Well at least the last time i looked.
     
  4. TheoGeo

    TheoGeo What are these goddamn animals?!

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    Quite interesting, the problem i have with this sort of this though is that it starts to sound a lot like a religion, in that none of it can truly be witnessed and is belief based on belief based on speculation. But maybe that is just because I'm not a quantum physicist and not thinking 10th dimentionaly. ;)
     
  5. Tulatin

    Tulatin The Froggy Poster

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    Erm, nevermind that. Technically 7 and above "universi where our laws don't apply" do include the odd result of not having the string theory in place.

    As an added note: and without the postulations/limitations of string theory, it should open up the possibility of individual shifts between points up to and perhaps past said tenth dimension.
     
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  6. TheoGeo

    TheoGeo What are these goddamn animals?!

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    well considering this is only an extract from his book, i imagine the rest of his book explores the other possibilities and doesn't just repeat itself
     
  7. Tulatin

    Tulatin The Froggy Poster

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    Agreed. The only problem is that everything up until 7 feels like repetitive monotony to me... i'd kind of already figured out how the other dimensions worked, to a degree. Without those poor 2 dimensional critters, mind you
     
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    That is AWESOME. :D I dont want to buy the book, I want to buy the audio book :/ Anyone know a good string theory book??/audio book?

    Anyone click the audio link? It's great: science-rock eff tee doubleu.

    EDIT: Removed idiotic comments from a foreign world.
     
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  9. ChromeX

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    Yeah I guess it can seem like that, but you have to remember theres a huge difference between belief and evidence. For example take the electron, no one has ever seen it because they're smaller than the wavelengths of the visible light spectrum. But we can view its effects and how it interacts with other particles. We dont believe exists, we know it does! This is a similar sort of thing, albeit alot more abstract. :)
     
  10. r4tch3t

    r4tch3t hmmmm....

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    Owww, my head, that is rather interesting and takes a bit to get your head around. I like.
     
  11. overdosedelusion

    overdosedelusion I mostly come at night, mostly..

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    Brilliant, ooh if only it was read by Morgan Freeman or Patrick Stewart. Seems like a topic for men with overpowering Godly voices :p
     
  12. Sloth

    Sloth #yolo #swag

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    To me, this actually could explain religion. Who's to say 'God' isn't just a 7th or whatever dimensional being that can bend an entire universe, and we just got stuck with 'him' bending our creature in control?

    I myself love this stuff and don't believe so much in string theory, but I feel with time someone will hit dimension 11. My logic is that there are only 10 perceivable dimensions. Anything within dimensions below 10 will only be able capable of understanding up to dimension 10. Many will say 'odd that 10 is our counting number then' well who's to say 'God' didn't bend our universe to it uses 10 since 10 is 'his' conception of a base number, since he can only conceive up to ten?

    Anything living above dim10 will be able to understand dimensions below 20, and so for stepping by ten. Thing is an below 10 creature cannot actually understand 10, yet we can see it has some substance. The same is for the below 20 creatures and dim20.
     
  13. Nexxo

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    Try reading "Natural History", by Justina Robson. Then follow it up with the sequel "Living next door to the God of Love".
     
  14. DXR_13KE

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    Nexxo what do you think about this video?
     
  15. Bogomip

    Bogomip ... Yo Momma

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    There is alot of evidence to support gods existence you know ;)

    An interesting presentation though I got abit confused about 5 and 6 :) Nice warm up to my physics lectures though, I guess!
     
  16. Nexxo

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    Clever. It offers a conceptual framework for thinking of dimensions higher than the 4th, by defining them relative to the three dimensions further down (a point, a line, a split, a fold), starting from the 4 dimensions that we can conceive (and hence, conceptualise).

    I guess this is where Tulatin feels it is a bit repetitive, but that is how it is supposed to work: it conceptualises the first 4 dimensions (which we can imagine) in such a way that you can transpose the pattern/principle to the higher dimensions.

    No beliefs here --this is a logical thought experiment.

    According to this model, there cannot (conceivably) be an 11th dimension since the 10th already encompasses all possible timelines of all possible universes. Basically all that there ever could be and/or have been. There is no phase-space left.

    We only have a decimal system, by the way, because we have ten digits. Blame evolution. :p
     
  17. Sloth

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    Because 'God' gave us ten digits so we'd use 10 :hehe:
     
  18. Nexxo

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    Drat. If he'd given us one (binary?) or 16 (hexadecimal) imagine how advanced our computers would have been now! :p
     
  19. overdosedelusion

    overdosedelusion I mostly come at night, mostly..

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    I'm trying to recall where i saw the kid with 10 fingers-2 thumbs, and 12 toes >_<
     
  20. Nexxo

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    Actually, it has happened. There is a rare genetic condition (polydactyly) in which people are born with six digits on hands and/or feet. Brings us up to 12 (or 24 if you take your shoes off).
     

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