MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

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Our Feynman Who Art in Heaven... (2007)
Paul Di Filippo
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Contributed by "William E. Emba"

A religious cult based on the Standard Model (of high energy physics) has its headquarters in a tesseract.

This story, which is certainly more physical than mathematical, appears in the "Plumage from Pegasus" column in the February 2007 issue of Fantasy and Science Fiction and is available for free at their website.

More information about this work can be found at www.sfsite.com.
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Works Similar to Our Feynman Who Art in Heaven...
According to my `secret formula', the following works of mathematical fiction are similar to this one:
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  2. Eifelheim by Michael Flynn
  3. The Monopole Affair by Ken Wharton
  4. The Planck Dive by Greg Egan
  5. Nuremberg Joys by Charles Sheffield
  6. The Square Root of Pythagoras by Paul Di Filippo / Rudy Rucker
  7. Borzag and the Numerical Apocalypse by Jason Earls
  8. The Appendix and the Spectacles by Miles J. Breuer (M.D.)
  9. In the River by Justin Stanchfield
  10. The Cube Root of Conquest by Rog Phillips
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Mathematical Content:
1/5 (1 votes)
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Literary Quality:
3/5 (1 votes)
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Categories:
GenreScience Fiction,
MotifHigher/Lower Dimensions, Religion,
TopicGeometry/Topology/Trigonometry, Mathematical Physics,
MediumShort Stories, Available Free Online,

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