Approaching Infinity There are certain mathematical functions that are only interesting around infinity. Of course, since infinity is not really anything that we can think about, we have to think about this in abstract terms. So these mathematical functions can’t really be solved, like normal algebraic equations, where X is some specific number […]

## Applications of Hallucinated Infinity

Ancient Greeks One of my favorite characters from history is this guy from ancient Greece called Zeno of Elea. He came up with all these crazy paradoxes. One of them was the idea that motion is impossible. There was this Austrian guy named Godel who studied infinity. He came with all these […]

## Pancakes and Fractals

Old Woman There was this old woman sitting outside of her shop. She was sitting on the ground, not quite on the ground on a very low seat, and she had this big plastic pitcher of pancake batter. She would pour enough pancake batter onto a small electric griddle that was in front of […]