MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

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Surfing through Hyperspace (2001)
Clifford Pickover
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Contributed by Cliff Pickover

FBI agents investigate the disappearance of people abducted into the fourth dimension. Along the way, the agents learn about degrees of freedom, quaternions, nonorientable surfaces, mathematics of hyperspheres, and numerous other mathematics relating to higher spatial geometries.

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  6. Sphereland: A Fantasy About Curved Spaces and an Expanding Universe by Dionys Burger
  7. Globión's Whimsical Shape (La Caprichosa Forma de Globión) by Alejandro Illanes Mejía
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  9. The Kissing Number by Ian Stewart
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Categories:
GenreScience Fiction, Didactic,
MotifHigher/Lower Dimensions, Religion, Mobius Strip/Nonorientability,
TopicGeometry/Topology/Trigonometry,
MediumNovels,

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