Message #3255

From: Melinda Green <>
Subject: Re: [MC4D] Re: Visualizing Hyperobjects
Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2015 02:48:29 -0800

So it sounds like no, you don’t feel any real 4D visualization ability.
I can’t even see how the first 24-Cell section is a cube, let alone
guess the next shape, but again I don’t think sections are a good test.
I barely feel that I can visualize the 2D sections of a cube!

On 11/29/2015 10:58 AM, [4D_Cubing] wrote:
> Hello Melinda,
> I think that sometimes I’m very close to the visualization of 4D
> objects and scenes. It may be either in form of orthogonal projections
> of scenes on 3D space (with details of 4D surface as internal
> structures of 3D bodies), or (in the case of 4D convex polyhedra) in
> form of our familiar stereographic projections of the surface (as
> division of space to set of 3D polyhedra).
> But it needs some training. Just now I tried to solve easy problem -
> what are 3D sections of 24-cell by spaces orthogonal to the longest
> diagonal segment? When you start from the vertex they are cubes, but
> when you cross next level of vertices, what you get? I think that I
> know the answer, but it was more like calculation than a vision.
> Andrey