• The Banach-Tarski Paradox

Dr. Don Cohn, of Math and Computer Science discusses the Paradox

Tuesday, April 27, 2010
1:00-2:00pm
Fenton 615
32 Derne Street, Boston

 

The Math and Computer Science Department is pleased to announce a lecture by Professor Donald Cohn, "The Banach -Tarski Paradox."  The Banach Tarski Paradox says that a pea can be divided into a finite number of pieces, which can be moved around with rigid motions and then reassembled to form the sun.   The discussion will look at how this follows the axiom of choice.  Pizza will be served.

For more information, please contact Xinxin Jiang, at jiang@mcs.suffolk.edu.

 

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