Monday, February 7, 2011

Infinity


Noor has become interested in counting to infinity, or at least in trying to grasp why she'll never be able to, even if she did nothing else but count from now until the end of her life.

We read a bit and watched a few short videos that explained infinity in a simple way I hadn't thought of: there are infinite numbers.

After watching the following, Noor said: "I can't count to infinity because the number hasn't been invented yet."



The we watched a few shorts that explained (some better than others) Zeno's Paradox:





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