Nothing will make you feel smaller or more mindblown than the concept of infinity. Well, buckle up, because it only gets mindblowier from there. Not only are there different kinds of infinity, they come in different sizes too. In 2016, two mathematicians blew the lids off their peers' heads by solving a decadesold problem about comparing infinities. Here is the 60page proof summed up in just a few characters: p = t. Let us explain...
Uncountable Apples and Oranges
Eureka!
Proof some infinities are bigger than other infinities
Key Facts In This Video

The set of all real numbers includes every possible combination of digits extending infinitely among aleph null decimal places. 00:23

Here is Cantor's diagonal argument explained: 04:52

For every aleph number, there's infinite ordinal numbers. 08:52
Written by
Joanie Faletto
September 21, 2017
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