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Picocon 30 - John C. Kirk

Mar. 18th, 2013

01:21 am - Picocon 30

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From:stagknight
Date:February 18th, 2013 07:07 pm (UTC)
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Just for the points, a non-Euclidean triangle:
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From:shuripentu
Date:February 18th, 2013 08:16 pm (UTC)
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Which arguably walking between any three points on the ground (or quite frankly on almost any other not totally flat surface) ought to net you. :)
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From:johnckirk
Date:February 18th, 2013 08:20 pm (UTC)
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And I'm back to being the dumbest person in the room again...

Actually, I was thinking about that brainteaser this morning ("Where can you walk 1 mile south, 1 mile east, 1 mile north and get back to your start point") because I'm aware that it has several possible answers.

I had a vague idea that "non-Euclidean space" was all theoretical, so I'd assumed that it would be impossible for any non-Euclidean stuff to exist in our universe. Ah well, at least I've learnt something, so thank you both for that.
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