To Infinity… And Beyond?
Feb25

To Infinity… And Beyond?

“If you could count for a year, Would you get to Infinity, Or somewhere in that vicinity?” —  That’s Mathematics, Tom Lehrer. So, what is Infinity? In classical times, infinity was a word that simply denoted the possibility of always generating new objects,that is, never running out of objects of a certain type. For example, when Euclid asserts that there are infinitely many prime numbers, he states it thus...

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