The Infinite Hotel Paradox

SHORT VIDEO CLIPS, 1 Apr 2024

Jeff Dekofsky | TED-Ed – TRANSCEND Media Service

The Infinite Hotel, a thought experiment created by German mathematician David Hilbert, is a hotel with an infinite number of rooms. Easy to comprehend, right? Wrong. Jeff Dekofsky solves some heady lodging issues using Hilbert’s paradox.

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