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gruber
16th March 2010, 09:08 PM
In a recent discussion talking about dimensons, the other person said that ther are about 11 dimensons, myself I only know about 4, length, breadth, depth, time and 1 aim not sure if its correct: the 5th, where two objects occupy the same space yet are unaware of each other existence. If there are any that understand anything about the dimensions could you help me to understand it?

loubert
16th March 2010, 09:43 PM
http://www.amazon.com/Hyperspace-Scientific-Odyssey-Parallel-Universes/dp/0385477058

bit of a read but well worth it.

Worldslaziestbusker
17th March 2010, 07:01 AM
I found videos from this poster helpful in thinking about dimensions. Not sure they're right but it is a good video.
WLB

17th March 2010, 10:02 AM
This may help. http://www.tenthdimension.com/flash2.php

Kookaburra Jack
17th March 2010, 02:57 PM
http://www.mountainman.com.au/GIF/mandelbr.gif

There is also the "fractal dimension" to be considered.

Caio
17th March 2010, 08:42 PM
There are three spacial dimensions and the one time dimension, the other dimensions that you seem to be referring to only really come into play at the quantum level, or really really really tiny scales. These dimensions are 'folded' upon themselves in a way which we cannot picture in our minds. There are mathematical representations of this, but its needless to get into that. All a dimension is, is how many point of information you need to specify the location of something, thus at a quantum scale, more points where space becomes rather convoluted.
BUT, its still a theory being worked out, its a highly accepted idea, but has yet to obtain any level of proof and to be accepted as a theory within the scientific community. There are a lot of good videos on youtube on this stuff, but do beware and try to stick to the science channels, the other ones can have some pseudo-scientific nonsense strewn in there...

Sanity personified
20th March 2010, 02:30 AM
two objects occupy the same space yet are unaware of each other existence.

"Sounds like my 'X' and I in bed."