The Case for Fewer Dimensions

At small scales, gravity seems to blow up — but not if space becomes 1-D

Nautilus
Nautilus
Sep 20 · 8 min read
Illustration: Nautilus Art Team

By George Musser

Originally published at Nautilus on October 8, 2015.

The adventures of the classic science-fiction novel Flatland by Edwin Abbott have sprung to life. The novel is narrated by a two-dimensional creature who calls himself “A…

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