57th Franz Kafka. Germany. Mixmischmasch pb. Fisher Logo. Fourth Dimension. Italy. La Quarta Dimensione hb, pb Adelphi. Rudy Rucker è un matematico e uno scrittore di fantascienza. per l’appunto il concetto di quarta dimensione, partendo dai classici (la teoria della relatività, ma . Mathematician and science-fiction novelist Rudy Rucker takes readers on a guided tour of a higher reality that explores what the fourth dimension is and what it.

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If you are interested in a fascinating tale about how reality might be totally different than how we generally perceive ruckef, be sure to read this well-written introduction that does not require deep mathematical knowledge, although a keen imagination is very welcome! To continue further, every atom in our bodies changes its host each every year. Not only will you learn about this, Rucker also goes through a very interesting history concerning humanity’s fascination with things beyond our own dimension.

While he did a pretty good job explaining four spatial dimensions, I think this book really delves into it a lot deeper.

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Think of a dimension as being any possible type of variation, category or distinction. This book really changed my perspective on a lot of things.

This guy is an dimension hole who really does not have shit to say. Naturally Rucker does this by explaining the relations between the dimensions by changing our perspective and having us think two dimensionally.

Rudolf von Bitter Rucker is an American mathematician, computer scientist, science fiction author, and one of the founders of the cyberpunk genre.

Kindle Editionpages. Apr 17, Steven Peterson rated it liked it. So Spacetime encompasses 1 everything in the Universe and 2 Everything that has ever happened or will ever dimenione in the Universe.


Much promised, but little of substance delivered. I will read it some day. If you’re really curious about the possibility of other spatial dimensions then this book is a great read. Martin Gardner Foreword by. The exciting and challenging journey is enhanced by more than illustrations and a host of puzzles and problems with answers. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Rucker does an amazing job exploring the topics of time travel, higher dimensional life, and relativity.

David Povilaitis’ drawings illustrate Rucker’s heady insights while dozens of puzzles and problems make the book a delight to the eye and mind.

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The graphics keep the book on an entertaining level and away from the text-book feel that it could have easily fallen into. What it meant, and how to envision it. There are also many puzzles to concepts encountered, which I’m going to go back through Very challenging, yet humorous book pushing into the concepts and realities of higher dimensions and how to actually conceptualize higher dimensions. The physics and universe research may be a little outdated by this point since the book originally came out in the ‘s, but it’s application in helping a person think of how the fourth dimensional being would react is still applicable.

Ruucker Preview See a Problem? Brian rated it did not like it Jan 05, He also quotes other texts like “Spaceland” which Rucker also wrote or “Flatterland” here and there, but laa one he relies upon most is “Flatland”. It probably deserved five stars but I honestly didn’t understand enough to feel qualified to truly judge it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Plato has shown, race of man, however chained in cave, as all they can see is shadows on the wall. The nerd in me is always interested in Math.


Gary Gorka rated it really quarha it Sep 07, Lists with This Book. I knew a number of names and that Einstein published in but I hadn’t embraced the reality of the number of nineteenth century and earlier thinkers who provided his springboard. The author uses multiple illustrations, puzzles with an I originally read this book in while doing a paper in my high school physics class about time travel. People often say that Time is the fourth dimension.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The author uses multiple illustrations, puzzles with answers in the appendixand quotes heavily from Edwin Abbott’s book Flatland. Quartz highly recommend you read “Flatland” before you attempt to tackle Rucker’s book, as he constantly quotes “Flatland”, almost to his books detriment. Apr 05, Pvw rated it liked it Shelves: He went on to relate the getting rid of belief in the passage of time to dimendione struggle to experience the One Mind of mysticism.

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Once upon a time, I purcvhased a boatload of books related to this–on implications of quantum mechanics, the fourth dimension, parallel universes, and so on. Refresh and try again. For this he relies heavily on a book written by Edwin Abbott called “Flatland”.