One Two Three . . . Infinity: Facts and Speculations of Science Setting & Symbolism

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The Theory of Numbers

The purest form of mathematics, one that remains useless to any discipline outside of itself, is the theory of numbers which is one of the oldest and most complex results of pure mathematics.

Analysis Situs or Topology

The branch of geometry that is used to understand and define space is known as analysis situs or topology. It is one of the most difficult mathematical disciplines to grasp.

Geometrical Projection

A three-dimensional object can be placed into a two-dimensional plane by drawing a picture of it on a piece of paper. This process is is referred to as geometrical projection and facilities the concept of the fourth dimension.

Contraction

Contraction occurs when a material body moves through a medium of resistance.

Molecular Beam

The stream of matter of low vapor density is known as the "molecular beam" and is formed by separate molecules.

Micromechanics

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