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The largest tweetable number
What is the largest tweetable number?
Joel David Hamkins
20 hr ago
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Supertasks
Is it perfectly sensible or fundamentally incoherent to speak of completing a task with infinitely many steps?
Joel David Hamkins
Jan 19
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The infinite coastline paradox
How unexpected difficulties in a practical measurement problem challenged fundamental conceptions of length and led to a new theory of dimension, while…
Joel David Hamkins
Jan 13
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Zeno's paradox
An ancient puzzle leads ultimately to a remarkable observation on the malleable nature of infinite sums
Joel David Hamkins
Jan 7
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The Book of Numbers
All the numbers, placed in a curious order
Joel David Hamkins
Jan 2
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Welcome to Infinitely More
The mathematics and philosophy of the infinite
Joel David Hamkins
Jan 2
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