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Topic: [HM] Hilbert's Hotel
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John L. Bell

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[HM] Hilbert's Hotel
Posted: Sep 25, 2006 9:44 AM
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Yes, you can find the Hilbert Hotel story in Gamow's entertaining "One Two
Three...Infinity", first published in 1947. Gamow's footnoted attribution
reads "From the unpublished, and never even written, but widely circulating
volume: "The Complete Collection of Hilbert Stories", by R. Courant".

John Bell

Professor John L. Bell
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University of Western Ontario
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