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Imagining the 10th dimension

For most of us it’s difficult to imagine a world consisting of more than three spatial dimensions (and one time dimension) – our brains are often simply incapable of easily visualizing additional dimensions to reality.

The equations that mathematicians and physicists use to describe superstring theory require a universe with no fewer than 10 dimensions, but even experts who spend all day thinking about extra spatial dimensions have a hard time describing what they might “look” like or what traversing them may “feel” like.

The video below does a great job of explaining the concept in overview, though.

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