The Fourth Dimension: A Guided Tour of the Higher Universes

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1985 - Science - 228 pages
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A detailed description of what the fourth dimension would be like.
  

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Review: The Fourth Dimension: A Guided Tour of the Higher Universes

User Review  - Jason Meinig - Goodreads

Very challenging, yet humorous book pushing into the concepts and realities of higher dimensions and how to actually conceptualize higher dimensions. The book is basically a long thought experiment ... Read full review

Review: The Fourth Dimension: A Guided Tour of the Higher Universes

User Review  - Pvw - Goodreads

A good follow-up of Edwin Abbott's classic Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions. Rudy Ruckers continues the adventures of A Square in a less story-like and more scientific manner. Almost a century ... Read full review

Contents

A New Direction
3
Flatland
11
Pictures of the Gone World
25
Through the Looking Glass
38
Ghosts from Hyperspace?
51
Space
69
What Were Made Of
71
The Shape of Space
90
How To Get There
131
Spacetime Diary
133
Time Travel and Telepathy
165
What Is Reality?
192
Puzzle Answers
204
Bibliography
220
Index
224
Copyright

Magic Doors to Other Worlds
113

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Rudolf von Bitter Rucker (born March 22, 1946 in Louisville, Kentucky) is an American computer scientist and science fiction author, and is one of the founders of the cyberpunk literary movement. The author of both fiction and non-fiction, he is best known for the novels in the Ware Tetralogy, the first two of which (Software and Wetware) both won Philip K. Dick Awards. At present he edits the science fiction webzine Flurb

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