# How to Visualize Eleven Dimensions

One very offputting thing about trying to use “string theory” and “m-theory” to explain the behavior of the “physical universe” is that mathematicians and physicists talk about their formulas and equations in 10 or 11 dimensions (depending on who you listen to). Most people who talk about the “real world” pretty much limit themselves to four…width, length, height, and duration (a.k.a. time). If you get much further than four…