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Subject: what is noncommutative geometry?

Date: Wed May 3 15:24:10 2000
Posted by peter mucha
Grade level: grad (non-science) School: philadelphia inquirer
City: philadelphia State/Province: pa Country: usa
Area of science: Physics
ID: 957385450.Ph

I've been reading "The Elegant Universe" about string theory and this idea 
came up. But as it said was that matrices replace X-Y coordinates. How 
would that avoid defining time and space? 

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