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A Question About Cosmology and a Theoretical Fifth Dimension

22 May 2016, 14:03 UTC
A Question About Cosmology and a Theoretical Fifth Dimension
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Question(s): Dear astronomy / physics student whose job it is to filter through the department in-box, I find when I approach supersymmetry from a macro perspective, there seems to be an equalizing, but inherently non-identifiable component at work, but still remains largely overlooked. From my research of the work in the field, it seems like some very gifted scientists are getting very close to grasping the key, but still more work remains to attain success.
Question 1: The general model of the universe (contemporarily speaking) is comprised of a four dimensional manifold: x,y,z, and t. xyz store information, and t of course is the property of time. How would our understanding of the universe change if there was a fifth component to that manifold, or a 5 manifold / dimension universal model? Where xyz, and t still represent the same properties in the aforementioned, but the fifth component’s property is to repel all information while being devoid of any properties. Would this then serve as a theoretical reference point for, or balance to information and tangible dimensional properties – by defining and establishing the lack thereof.
To help frame the concept, I give you the following example abstraction:
If you ...

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