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(NASA)   Today, NASA-funded researchers released to the general public a new "4D" live model of Earth's ionosphere. Without leaving home, anyone can now fly through the layer of ionized gas that encircles Earth at the edge of space itself   (science.nasa.gov) divider line 10
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2008-04-30 05:58:20 PM
This is not the same as skydiving from the stratosphere, though.

And it's not a base jumping story.
 
2008-04-30 06:18:44 PM
Do I have to hold my breath?
 
2008-04-30 10:56:58 PM
WTF is this stupid "4d" crap?
 
2008-04-30 11:00:14 PM
MBA Whore: WTF is this stupid "4d" crap?

3D + time.
 
2008-04-30 11:28:41 PM
PirateKing: MBA Whore: WTF is this stupid "4d" crap?

3D + time.


Thats just stupid.
 
2008-04-30 11:35:02 PM
DreadnaughtZeta: PirateKing: MBA Whore: WTF is this stupid "4d" crap?

3D + time.

That's just stupid.


Fixed for myself.
 
2008-05-01 03:42:39 AM
DreadnaughtZeta: PirateKing: MBA Whore: WTF is this stupid "4d" crap?

3D + time.

Thats just stupid.


fark it! We're going 5D!
 
2008-05-01 05:01:40 AM
Looks 3D to me. Must I switch to Apple to display 4D? :)

"It's a 3D model, but the image changes. Let's call that change the fourth dimension!"
 
2008-05-01 12:11:37 PM
Me: That's not 4-d, that's just 3-d with fake colors..
NASA: You're wrong.
Me: No, I'm pretty sure I'm right.
NASA: fark you, we're NASA! We do what we want!
 
2008-05-02 04:19:15 AM
It seems more recently they want to call Time the 4th dimension. Personally, I think it's due to lack of understanding of time. I'm not against it, exactly, but I do see it as theory more than anything else.
 
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