“Flatland: A romance of many dimensions”

  title={“Flatland: A romance of many dimensions”},
  author={Biswadip Hazarika and Barbara J. Bain},
  journal={American Journal of Hematology},
In 1884 Edwin Abbott, an English novelist, wrote a popular novel ‘‘Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions’’. It was a reflection of great scientific imagination of a land which was of only two dimensions unlike our world of three dimensions. Naturally, the inhabitants of that ‘‘Flat land’’ were triangles, rectangles and circles. The book was illustrated by the author (himself a square) [1]. The world we observe in microscopic screening of blood or bone marrow films is also a flat land – a world… 
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  • C. Lim
  • Art, Computer Science
  • 2012
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