From the perspective of a dimension unknown to Flatlanders, this part of their world looks decrepit and decaying. How do the residents experience this ‘space’?
This vertical view of Flatland belies the fact that these two sets of yellow lines are in separate Flatland universes. In the three-dimensional world these lines are on two different steps of a staircase. The yellow lines on the left are on a step higher than the ones on the right. Are there parallel universes […]
Shadows collapse the third dimension onto a two-dimensional plane. A portrait constructed from a shadow projects qualities that depend on the attitude of the shape. I used to take advantage of any light that would allow me to cast a hand-print shadow. Depending on how I clasped my hands together I could project the image […]