I thought some of you might like this. Checking out new stuff on Vi Hart’s YouTube channel tonight (a person whose videos I’ve mentioned before more than once), I came across the Numberphile channel and its video introducing different sizes of infinity — one of my favorite topics.
In the event that some of you have never heard of the work of Georg Cantor and the idea that some infinities are larger than others (while some you would think are larger are actually the same size), consider checking it out below. It’s a nice introduction to the idea, teasing you to explore it further. Might be a good thing to blog about in more detail another time.
[By the way — on an oddly unrelated note: There may be an ad at the beginning for Mormonism (when I watched it, there was). I am not a Mormon, and I don’t endorse the ad, though the fellow in the commercial I saw seemed like a decent fellow. I firmly believe that if a dead fellow appears to you and tells you where you can find some cool golden plates you can use to found a new religion, you should just tell him that the God of the Bible commands you not to talk to the living impaired and move on. :) The video is below…]