|From:||Jim Henry <jimhenry1973@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, May 31, 2008, 15:38|
On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 1:37 AM, <MorphemeAddict@...> wrote:
> In a message dated 5/29/2008 23:39:59 PM Central Daylight Time,
> un.doing@GMAIL.COM writes:
>> How does that work? Isn't the 4th dimension time? I'm curious. Tell us more!
> Time is *a* fourth dimension, used in physics as a counterpart to the three
> spatial dimensions.
> But mathematics can use any (non-negative) number of dimensions. I
Maybe the best popular book on the subject is Rudy Rucker's
_The Fourth Dimension_. His _Geometry, Relativity and the Fourth
Dimension_ is less thorough, but maybe easier to find.