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Number of Dimensions + Laws of Physics 
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Nov413, 09:49 PM

PF Gold
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Can the laws of physics work with any number of dimensions (whether they be space or time)?
That's what Lisa Randall claims, but am seeking clarity. If so, does that mean Quantum Mechanics will still predict the same results in 5 or 6 dimensional universes, and the equations will stay the same? 


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Nov413, 10:58 PM

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I'm not able to provide you a definitive answer, but your question reminded me of this minutephysics video which briefly discusses the laws of physics in relation to dimensionality:
http://bit.ly/IKjnHR 


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Nov1113, 08:23 PM

PF Gold
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Interesting video... but what happens to the force of gravity if there happens to be more than 3 dimensions (as is in String Theory)? The implications described in the video say it all.



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Nov1113, 09:29 PM

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