# 3-sphere

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## Explanation

**3-sphere**: In mathematics, a 3-sphere is a higher-dimensional analogue of a sphere. It consists of the set of points equidistant from a fixed central point in 4-dimensional Euclidean space. Just as an ordinary sphere is a two-dimensional surface that forms the boundary of a ball in three dimensions, a 3-sphere is an object with three dimensions that forms the boundary of a ball in four dimensions. A 3-sphere is an example of a 3-manifold.

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### A Critique of Pure Physics (2009)

by Thomas Neil Neubert

Wikipedia explains as follows: * A 3-sphere is a higher-dimensional analogue to
a sphere* . . . An ordinary sphere (or 2-sphere) is a two dimensional surface while

*.14 Likewise the macroscopic 3D ...*

**a 3-sphere**is an object with three dimensions### Disproof of Bell's Theorem (2014)

Illuminating the Illusion of Entanglement, Second Edition by Joy Christian

Proof: * A 3-sphere is a set of points equidistant from a fixed point in IR4*. Thus it is
a boundary of a 4-ball in four dimensions. And as such, it is not the easiest space
for us to visualize (although it is not impossible to do so [23]). Therefore, let us ...

### The Princeton Companion to Mathematics (2010)

by Timothy Gowers, June Barrow-Green, Imre Leader

Similarly, * the 3-sphere is a 3-manifold*. The formal definition of a manifold uses
the ...

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Repentance may begin instantly, but reformation often requires a sphere of years. (Henry Ward Beecher)*more quotes about 3-sphere...*

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