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12805395 No.12805395 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

would the inverse square law exist in a 2d reality?

>> No.12805404

well a version of it would exist—field lines would expand out evenly from a source. but in 2D they spread out over a circle instead of a sphere, and the circumference of a circle is 2*pi*r as opposed to spreading out over a sphere (4*pi*r^2) so in 2D you get an inverse law instead of an inverse square law

>> No.12805409

yea thats what i mean, would just be an inverse law

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