so maybe 'flat' universes aren't really such an abstraction

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so maybe 'flat' universes aren't really such an abstraction

Post by Adamantine » Sat Mar 19, 2011 12:40 am

Our flat visualized universe-mandalas may have an echo in modern physics--
Physicists have been theorizing the possibility of lower dimensionality, in which the universe has only two or even one spatial dimension(s), along with one dimension of time. The theories suggest that the lower dimensions occurred in the past when the universe was much smaller and had a much higher energy level (and temperature) than today. Further, it appears that the concept of lower dimensions may already have some experimental evidence in cosmic ray observations.
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-03-phy ... verse.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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