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Topic: Matheology § 203
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Re: Matheology § 203
Posted: Feb 5, 2013 4:30 AM
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On 4 Feb., 21:05, fom <> wrote:
> On 2/4/2013 8:48 AM, WM wrote:

> > On 4 Feb., 15:46, WM <> wrote:
> >> There is in fact an unsolved question: We cannot name all natural
> >> numbers between 1 and 10^10^100, as we cannot read 123123123123 from a
> >> usual pocket calculator, but we can add them, their squares, their
> >> cubes and so on. I find this surprising, as surprising as the fact
> >> that it is dark at night

> > when having no information about the expansion of the universe.
> Cute.
> I read that argument for the finiteness of the
> universe in a child's book.
> In an infinite universe, it is logically difficult
> to explain why there is eventually no source of
> light along every line of sight.

If the density of stars is constant.
> The actual construction of the argument escapes
> my memory, however.

Look here (bottom of page),17,Folie 17

Regards, WM

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