30 Things That Science Hasn’t Figured Out Yet

Why Does Space Have Three Dimensions?

24. Why Does Space Have Three Dimensions?

Everywhere around us, we see our reality playing out in three dimensions – length, breadth, and height (together with the flow of time). But why do we live in only 3 dimensions, and could there be more hidden dimensions around us?

Scientists are hard at work to solve this mystery, trying to understand whether life is something that could only emerge in 3 dimensions or a universe with less or more? 

Some physicists have hypothesized that there are actually more dimensions around us, but they are often so extremely small in size that they appear and disappear spontaneously and cannot be realistically perceived by us in our daily lives. 

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