Infinity and Beyond! Math for Primates Episode 14

I’ve just uploaded our new episode on Infinity and Fractals at the Math for Primates website.

In this episode:

  • Zeno’s beach bungalow and why he can’t come out to play
  • Do train tracks actually touch at infinity?  How do YOU know? Have you been there?
  • Watch out for the Hordes!!
  • Welcome to the Hilbert Hotel … you can check in any time you like, blah, blah, blah …
  • What do you do with an infinite number of mathematicians? Run!
  • Explaining jokes at the Unit Interval, a great neighborhood bar.
  • Is one type of infinity BIGGER than another kind?
  • Counting ALL the Real Numbers, “… 2, ah ah … 3, ah ah … pi, ah ah!”
  • The Power Set:  the enemy of the X-Men.
  • Fractals, Hippies, and gettin’ trippy
  • Is Nick a quantum human?

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