How Many Numbers Exist? Infinity Proof Moves Math Closer to an Answer. | Quanta Magazine

For 50 years, mathematicians have believed that the total number of real numbers is unknowable. A new proof suggests otherwise.

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Hasnain says:

I’m not sure why I’m reading this at 1am but this was pretty engaging!

““It’s an amazing time,” Kennedy said. “It’s one of the most intellectually exciting, absolutely dramatic things that has ever happened in the history of mathematics, where we are right now.””

Posted on 2021-07-18T08:00:16+0000