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Calabi-Yau space




Calabi-Yau space
A representation of a 6-dimensional Calabi-Yau space
A type of mathematical space that enters into string theory, where the geometry of the Universe is held to consist of at least 10 dimensions – the four familiar dimensions of spacetime and six compact dimensions of Calabi-Yau space. These extra dimensions are so tightly curled up that they aren't noticed. Although the main application of Calabi-Yau spaces is in theoretical physics, they are also interesting from a purely mathematical standpoint.


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