How Many Dimensions Does The Universe Have?

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Published on November 14, 2014 by

Dimensions are complicated, and wrapping your mind around how many there are can give you a headache.

Join Trace as he explains everything you should know about them. Read More:

What is a dimension, and how many are there? http://science.howstuffworks.com/scie… “As you’ve probably noticed, we live in a world defined by three spatial dimensions and one dimension of time.”

Imagining Other Dimensions http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/physics/… “For most of us, or perhaps all of us, it’s impossible to imagine a world consisting of more than three spatial dimensions.”

10 Dimensions http://www.universetoday.com/48619/10… “We all consider dimensions in general terms such as another reality or how we perceive the environment around us.”

How Many Dimensions Does the Universe Really Have? http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/blogs/ph… “An engineer, a mathematician and a physicist walk into a universe. How many dimensions do they find?”

Extra dimensions, gravitons, and tiny black holes http://home.web.cern.ch/about/physics… “Why is gravity so much weaker than the other fundamental forces?” Scientists suggest spacetime has no time dimension http://phys.org/news/2011-04-scientis… “The concept of time as a way to measure the duration of events is not only deeply intuitive, it also plays an important role in our mathematical descriptions of physical systems.”

Theoretical physics: The origins of space and time http://www.nature.com/news/theoretica… “Many researchers believe that physics will not be complete until it can explain not just the behaviour of space and time, but where these entities come from.”

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