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I am not professional physicist; but I am curious about Stephen Hawking's "imaginary time". It would be better to elaborate exactly what it is. I am not confused because of the word "imaginary" but I find it confusing to imagine a two dimensional "plane time". If we express time in a plane instead of a one dimensional axis, then what does the movement of an observer along the imaginary axis signify physically?