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Science  21 Apr 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5772, pp. 368-369
DOI: 10.1126/science.1126513

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Shadows of Reality. The Fourth Dimension in Relativity, Cubism, and Modern Thought. By Tony Robbin. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2006. 151 pp. $40, £30. ISBN 0-300-11039-1.

Distinguishing between slicing and projection models of the fourth dimension, the author explores the histories, uses, and misuses of each in art, physics, and popular culture.