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  1. #1 Points and dimensions 
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    Some idea I came up with during my reading of the Time Machine by HG Wells.

    If a line moving into the 2nd dimension is a plane, and a plane moving in the 3rd dimension is a cube and a cube moving through time is a real object, is the point the 0th dimension? A point moving into the 1st dimension is a line, no?

    Any way, is this already proved or disproved?
    Is this the right forum.


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    Quote Originally Posted by 15uliane
    Some idea I came up with during my reading of the Time Machine by HG Wells.

    If a line moving into the 2nd dimension is a plane, and a plane moving in the 3rd dimension is a cube and a cube moving through time is a real object, is the point the 0th dimension? A point moving into the 1st dimension is a line, no?

    Any way, is this already proved or disproved?
    Is this the right forum.
    I don't quite understand your use of "moving in" and "moving into".
    Sharpen your question up some, and go ask in math's.


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    It doesn't really matter what wording they use; the main question was still apparent. At least I thought so.

    Yes, a point has zero dimensions. No length, width nor height, or even duration.

    Here is an interesting way to imagine the dimensions for you, 15uliane: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xjsgo...layer_embedded
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    A very thought provoking video. Thank you!
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    No problem
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