Abstract / Synopsis
We discuss how a creature accustomed to Euclidean space would fare in a world of hyperbolic or spherical geometry, and conversely. Various optical illusions and counterintuitive experiences arise, which can be explicated mathematically using plane models of these geometries.
© Viktor Blåsjö
Viktor Blåsjö, "Hyperbolic Space for Tourists," Journal of Humanistic Mathematics, Volume 3 Issue 2 (July 2013), pages 88-95. DOI: 10.5642/jhummath.201302.06. Available at: https://scholarship.claremont.edu/jhm/vol3/iss2/6
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