It’s Tuesday morning and the work week ahead seems infinite. It’s not though, and you should be glad because infinity isn’t just long, it’s also confusing. Take for instance this quartet of infinite paradoxes that will blow your groggy mind.
The folks over at Numberphile have taken to opportunity to explain and puzzle over some classic mind-benders like “The Hilbert Hotel”, “Gabriels’s Horn”, “The Dartboard Puzzle” and “Double Your Money” that are bound to leave your brain a swirling, maths-coated mess.
But look at it this way: How much better is your day knowing that now you don’t have to ponder the infinite any more?