How Big Is Infinity?Streaming Video - 2008
Throughout the ages, the notion of infinity has been a philosophical question to ponder. As a mathematical concept, infinity is at the heart of calculus, the notion of irrational numbers-and even measurement. This unit explores how mathematics attempts to understand infinity, including the creative and intriguing work of Georg Cantor, who initiated the study of infinity as a number, and the role of infinity in standardized measurement.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Annenberg Learner (Firm), 
Copyright Date: ©2008
Characteristics: video file,rda 1 online resource (1 video file (26 min., 50 sec.)) : sound, color