Posts Tagged ‘infinity’

Math in the News: Infinities

January 16, 2008

infinity.jpgYesterday’s Science News Online featured the article “Small Infinity, Big Infinity” by Julie J. Rehmeyer, also available in blog form with some interesting comments here, in which Rehmeyer describes a brand new method by Matthew H. Baker of proving that the set of real numbers is uncountable!!! Cool beans! Click to read more about the article and Baker’s method!