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Re: Matheology § 241
Posted:
Apr 8, 2013 4:44 PM


On 08/04/2013 4:23 PM, AMiews wrote: > "WM" <mueckenh@rz.fhaugsburg.de> wrote in message > news:0582af6c382d4542abaf24378cb6bbe3@cd3g2000vbb.googlegroups.com... > > > >> Matheology § 241 >> >> The aim of the production was to find visual and theatrical ways of >> expressing the idea of infinity. The audience did learn some math, but >> the main impact was at the experiential level. >> >> The scenes each concerned aspects of infinity. The first showed >> Hilbert's hotel. This is a hotel with an infinite amount of rooms.
...number of rooms...
> they would need an infinite number of maids cleaning up all the time. > > also, an infinite amount of water for showers, > > and infinite amount of land for the hotel to sit on,
Or an infinite number of floors.
> unless the rooms were > infinitely small, but then how would a guest walk up to the hotel and get in > a room ? it is one or the other, not both. > > > >



