The Strangeness of Infinity: From Cantor to Conway

Few topics in mathematics are as weird, counterintuitive, mind-bending, and paradoxical as those that deal with infinity. We dive into Georg Cantor’s universe of cardinal and ordinal numbers as well as John Horton Conway’s surreal numbers.

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More information: Odd Salon San Francisco: Proof

June 4, 2019
Odd Salon, Public Works SF, San Francisco