Cool Stuff The thing you are seeing below is called a Hypercube it’s a fourth dimension equivalent. livescience — October 29, 2018 7 comments Thething you are seeing below is called a Hypercube it’s a fourth dimension equivalent. gifs space

More accurately, this is the shadow of a 4-d hypercube, animated to approximate the fourth spacial dimension. Reply

Here is a [one more gif](https://i.imgur.com/1AVySho.gifv) visualizing all 4 dimensions and I hope people realize that we can’t actually see 4 dimensions, only its expected projections on 2d. Reply

More accurately, this is the shadow of a 4-d hypercube, animated to approximate the fourth spacial dimension.

Here is a [one more gif](https://i.imgur.com/1AVySho.gifv) visualizing all 4 dimensions

and I hope people realize that we can’t actually see 4 dimensions, only its expected projections on 2d.

… of a cube.

The headline could use that finish.

I get that it’s cool and all, but how is this a gif of space?

For those who want to read the text on [imgur](https://imgur.com/EZvyUq8) as well.

4d shadow rendered in 3d as shown on your 2d screen.

Called a tesseract.