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Re: The Universe

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Posted by Tomislav Strelar/">Tomislav Strelar on September 13, 1998 00:30:46 UTC

Maybe the Universe goes forever but it isn't infinite. Maybe we are living in the universe that is wrapped around 5th dimension (if the time were 4th). Let us imagine a plane and 2D creatures that are living there. Those creatures doesn't know anything but their 2 dimensions (and time as 3rd). Now, let's bend(maybe not the right word) that plane and create a sphere. The 2D creatures are now living in(on) a "plane" that goes on forever but it isn't infinite. If they draw a lines from one point of that sphere in every direction, the lines would meet in a single point on other side of the sphere. Maybe we are also living in that kind of closure (of course 3D with time as 4th) wrapped "around" 5th.

Please write down some thoughts about that.

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