Fri 16 Apr 2010
Mathematics is in the news all the time! Please feel free to make a comment/reply when you come across something of interest.
For your entertainment and education, please check out Steven Strogatz’s blog on topics in mathematics. Here is one on calculus:
There is a hint that this may be the last one, on the Hilbert Hotel: http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/05/09/the-hilbert-hotel/?hp
The Cantor diagonalization argument is similar to ones I will be showing in the Computability course.