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Single Idea 21190

[catalogued under 27. Natural Reality / C. Space-Time / 1. Space / e. Relational space]

Full Idea

'Space' in physics really just means location.

Gist of Idea

'Space' in physics just means location

Source

Gavin Hesketh (The Particle Zoo [2016], 06)

A Reaction

Location can, of course, only be specified relative to something else. Space is really an abstraction, but at least it means there is some sort of background to locate all the fundamental fields.

Book Reference

Hesketh,Gavin: 'The Particle Zoo' [Quercus 2016], p.125