Eventually that space will become infinitely small, and in mathematics, invoking infinity is the same as giving up, or cheating.I don't know how anyone could say anything so silly. Studying infinities has been a central object of mathematics for centuries.
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Infinity is not a cheat
I was watching What Happened Before the Big Bang? on the Science Channel. There are some clips on YouTube from last year's BBC Horizon version, such as here. At about a third of the way, and at the end of the YouTube clip, it says: