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Re: One Dimensional Singularity?

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Posted by Zephram Cochrane/">Zephram Cochrane on October 27, 1999 20:23:58 UTC

: I have heard from other people in another forum that a singularity has no length, width, or height. Is this true? And if so, how is this possible. Please respond to this post. We really need this information.

A singularity is anywhere a term in an equation becomes infinite. It sounds like they were considering only a special class of singularity such as a charge density for a point particle field source. The event horizon of a black hole is an example of a coordinate singularity which has a nonzero surface area.

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