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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
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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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