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The Science in Science Fiction

Since the release of Interstellar, I have been asked repeatedly what I think of the science in the movie (I study black holes you see). So I decided to write a short-ish rant about the science in sci-fi.

Euclid’s Space

Euclidean space is a familiar setting for which we have a lot of visual intuition. Cartesian coordinates help make those visuals more concrete, and will also help us think about spacetime in an analogous way.