Understanding the 10th Dimension


Nikola Tesla is quoted as saying [1]:

Today’s scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality.

So with that in mind, I ponder multiple dimensions; those beyond the first four which I can comprehend. From the book of the same title:

So, if String Theory says there can only be 10 dimensions, and M-Theory says there are 11 … which is right? Answer: it’s all theory.

A cautionary note: The video linked above has received fairly widespread attention, much of it questioning it’s validity. As a result I questioned whether I should publish this. But in the end, I decided that this entry is a breadcrumb on my journey to understanding.

Summary of Dimensions (as best I can work out):
0: No dimension (a Point)
1: length (a line)
2: width and length (a plane)
3: height, width and length (a cube)
4: time, height, width and length (a timeline)
5: all possible futures on the current time line …
6: all possible futures on all possible time lines, …
7: all possible time lines from the big bang to all possible end states of the universe
8: multiple universes
9: all possible branches of all possible time lines for all possible universes
10: the ninth dimension as a single point as there is no other thing to connect to

According to String Theory, Super strings vibrate in the 10th Dimension


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