Dennis Wildfogel: How Big is Infinity?

Investigate the mind-bending concept of the “infinity of infinities,” which led mathematicians to conclude that mathematics itself contains unanswerable questions, using the principles of set theory.

A collaboration between TED-Ed and educators Dennis Wildfogel and animation studio Augenblick has resulted in this stimulating and mind-bending lesson on the legacies of mathematicians Georg Cantor, David Hilbet, Kurt Gödel, and Paul J. Cohen, which demonstrates both the genius and limitations of mathematics.

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