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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.

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  4. The Square Root of Pythagoras by Paul Di Filippo / Rudy Rucker
  5. Nuremberg Joys by Charles Sheffield
  6. The Planck Dive by Greg Egan
  7. Distances by Vandana Singh
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  9. Singleton by Greg Egan
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Mathematical Content:
1/5 (1 votes)
Literary Quality:
3/5 (1 votes)

GenreScience Fiction,
MotifHigher/Lower Dimensions, Religion,
TopicGeometry/Topology/Trigonometry, Mathematical Physics,
MediumShort Stories, Available Free Online,

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