The universe is infinite, or so we believe. But might it be a mistake to apply the mathematical concept of infinity to the universe? Would it be more helpful to see infinity as an ineffable notion, or should we accept that mathematics rules?
Inflationary cosmologist Laura Mersini-Houghton from Carolina joins theoretical physicist Julian Barbour and award-winning mathematician Peter Cameron to make sense of the infinite.
By "The Institute of Art and Ideas" – IAI.tv
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