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<p>That geometry should be relevant to physics is no surprise — after all, space is the arena in which physics happens. What is surprising, though, is the extent to which the geometry of space actually determines physics and just how exotic the geometric structure of our Universe appears to be. <em>Plus</em> met up with mathematician Shing-Tung Yau to find out more.</p> </div>
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<p>Shing-Tung Yau.</p>
</div><p>That geometry should be relevant to physics is no surprise — after all, space is the arena in which physics happens. What is surprising, though, is the extent to which the geometry of space actually determines physics and just how exotic the geometric structure of our Universe appears to be. </p><p><a href="https://plus.maths.org/content/hidden-dimensions" target="_blank">read more</a></p>https://plus.maths.org/content/hidden-dimensions#commentsmathematical realitycalabi-yau manifoldcurvaturecurvature of spacedimensiongeneral relativitygravitystring theoryTue, 21 Dec 2010 15:38:56 +0000mf3445388 at https://plus.maths.org/content