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The Resource The fourth dimension simply explained : a collection of essays selected from those submitted in the Scientific American's prize competition, with an introduction and editorial notes, by Henry P. Manning

The fourth dimension simply explained : a collection of essays selected from those submitted in the Scientific American's prize competition, with an introduction and editorial notes, by Henry P. Manning

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The fourth dimension simply explained : a collection of essays selected from those submitted in the Scientific American's prize competition
Title
The fourth dimension simply explained
Title remainder
a collection of essays selected from those submitted in the Scientific American's prize competition
Statement of responsibility
with an introduction and editorial notes, by Henry P. Manning
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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1859-1956
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Manning, Henry Parker
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illustrations
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Fourth dimension
Label
The fourth dimension simply explained : a collection of essays selected from those submitted in the Scientific American's prize competition, with an introduction and editorial notes, by Henry P. Manning
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Contents
An Elucidation of the fourth dimension -- Non-Euclidean geometry and the fourth dimension -- Fourth dimension absurdities -- The boundary of the four-dimensional unit and other features of four-dimensional space -- How the fourth dimension may be studied -- Space and hyperspace -- An interpretation of the fourth dimension -- Length, breadth, thickness, and then what? -- The fourth dimension algebraically considered -- Difficulties in imagining the fourth dimension -- Some fourth dimension curiosities -- Characteristics of the fourth dimension -- The fourth dimension, the playground of mathematics -- The true and the false in the theory of four dimensions -- The ascending series of dimensions -- The mind's eye and the fourth dimension -- Other dimensions than ours -- The meaning of the term "fourth dimension" -- A pupil in geometry quizzes his teacher about the fourth dimension -- Possible measurements and forms in a system of four dimensions -- The fairyland of the fourth dimension -- The properties of four-dimensional space
Control code
1834783
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
251 pages
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10003371
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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illustrations, diagrams
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(WaOLN)1415584
Label
The fourth dimension simply explained : a collection of essays selected from those submitted in the Scientific American's prize competition, with an introduction and editorial notes, by Henry P. Manning
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An Elucidation of the fourth dimension -- Non-Euclidean geometry and the fourth dimension -- Fourth dimension absurdities -- The boundary of the four-dimensional unit and other features of four-dimensional space -- How the fourth dimension may be studied -- Space and hyperspace -- An interpretation of the fourth dimension -- Length, breadth, thickness, and then what? -- The fourth dimension algebraically considered -- Difficulties in imagining the fourth dimension -- Some fourth dimension curiosities -- Characteristics of the fourth dimension -- The fourth dimension, the playground of mathematics -- The true and the false in the theory of four dimensions -- The ascending series of dimensions -- The mind's eye and the fourth dimension -- Other dimensions than ours -- The meaning of the term "fourth dimension" -- A pupil in geometry quizzes his teacher about the fourth dimension -- Possible measurements and forms in a system of four dimensions -- The fairyland of the fourth dimension -- The properties of four-dimensional space
Control code
1834783
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
251 pages
Lccn
10003371
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, diagrams
System control number
(WaOLN)1415584

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