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Old 05-11-2014, 06:11 PM   #102
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Abstract 5-dimensional space occurs frequently in mathematics, and is a legitimate construct. Whether or not the real universe in which we live is somehow five-dimensional is a topic that is debated and explored in several branches of physics, including astrophysics and particle physics...

In physics, the fifth dimension is a hypothetical extra dimension beyond the usual three spatial dimensions and one time dimension of Relativity. The Kaluza–Klein theory used the fifth dimension to unify gravity with the electromagnetic force; e.g. Minkowski space and Maxwell's equations in vacuum can be embedded in a five-dimensional Riemann curvature tensor. Kaluza–Klein theory today is seen as essentially a gauge theory, with gauge group the circle group. M-theory suggests that space–time has 11 dimensions, se7en of which are "rolled up" to below the subatomic level.. Physicists have speculated that the graviton, a particle thought to carry the force of gravity, may "leak" into the fifth or higher dimensions, which would explain how gravity is significantly weaker than the other 3 fundamental forces..


In popular usage, the "fifth dimension" is often used to refer to unexplored or unknown aspects of the universe, and not necessarily to the mathematical concept of a 5-dimensional space. For example, the opening narration of The Twilight Zone begins: "There is a fifth dimension, beyond that which is known to man." In the fictional universe of DC Comics, the "fifth dimension" is said to be the place from which Mister Mxyzptlk, a Superman villain, comes. The 1965 Lost in Space TV show episode “Invaders from the Fifth Dimension” features hostile aliens from the fifth dimension, and the Robot describes their spaceship by saying: “The craft is surrounded by a force field in the fifth dimension, which is... mathematically... impossible.” In 1966, The Byrds released an album titled Fifth Dimension, using the fifth dimension as a metaphor for unexplored and unknown aspects of the universe and oneself. The 5th Dimension is the name of an American vocal music group popular in the late 1960s and early 1970s. In Hindu philosophy, the fifth dimension of love of the Divine is termed by the Gaudiya Vaisnavas as turyatita, the dimension of the soul's Soul.. The original Doctor Who episode hints at the 5th dimension being key to the abilities of the TARDIS..

In five-dimensional geometry, a 5-simplex is a self-dual regular 5-polytope. It has 6 vertices, 15 edges, 20 triangle faces, 15 tetrahedral cells, and 6 pentachoron facets. It has a dihedral angle of cos−1(1/5), or approximately 78.46°..It can also be called a hexateron, or hexa-5-tope, as a 6-facetted polytope in 5-dimensions.. The name hexateron is derived from hexa- for having 6 facets and teron (with ter- being a corruption of tetra-) for having 4-dimensional facets..The hexateron can also be considered a pentachoral pyramid, constructed as a pentachoron base in a 4-space hyperplane, and an apex point above the hyperplane.. The 5 sides of the pyramid are made of pentachoral cells...

Holly is the ship's 10th Generation AI hologrammatic computer. After releasing Dave from stasis in The End, Holly told him that the crew have been wiped out by a radiation leak and that he had spent 3 million years in stasis. Holly prides himself on the fact he had an IQ of 6,000, but after 3 million years by himself, he had become computer senile, or as Holly put it, "a bit peculiar"..Holly always speaks in a droll, slightly monotonous, and quiet voice, even when sounding alarms, which consist of himself speaking simply "Ding-dong..The A4 Coxeter plane projects the 5-cell into a regular pentagon and pentagram... you prick us, do we not bleed? It you tickle us, we we not laugh.. If you poison us,do we not die?. And if you wrong us, shall we not revenge?..

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