Science: 6-D

The movies will never catch up with Professor Abraham Pais of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton. They have achieved three dimensions after a fashion, but Pais uses twice as many. Last week he told a convention of physicists in Kyoto, Japan that thinking in six dimensions may be necessary before man can understand the inner workings of matter. Said Pais:

"The shortest possible description of the theory is to call it an attempt to explain the large number of particles in the nucleus, not as different forms in themselves, but as different states of one form.

"If it is correct, it...

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