Thursday, March 3, 2016

3 March 16

Are you all set to celebrate the birthday of Georg Cantor (1845-1918), the creator of set theory (in mathematics and philosophy)? Among the set of people born on 3 March, he is the member who "introduced the mathematically meaningful concept of transfinite numbers, indefinitely large but distinct from one another" (from The two members of the Kleppinger household selected this tie out of the subset of ties-Gene-has-not-worn-recently because its boxy design illustrates the ideas of "inclusion" and "intersection."

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