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Did you know bubbles offer one medium to represent 4D space. Check out this interview showing an example of one such bubble.

In addition, this blogger writes about his quest to project 4D objects in 3D space.

Here’s an interesting graphical rendering of a 120 cell bubble.

This blogger includes a video of him creating a hypercube with bubbles.

More on hypercubes in this “Fun with Hypercubes” blog.

Experiment

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Investigating Bubbles by Keri Valentine

Let’s make some shadow projections and/or bubble hypershapes of our own. Is there a solid shape you’d like to investigate? Do you think a cylinder will work?

Here’s a video to get you started, explaining the necessary materials. Note: You can substitute straws and pipe cleaners if you don’t have a set of K-Nex.

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