Infinite Things II: Son of Infinite Things


Okay, Theremizzlers. Let’s try this again.

First of all, thank you for your list of mathematical things that are infinite.

Here is a follow-up question: What things are infinite in the universe? What things are infinite that are not merely conceptual?

Thank you,

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4 Responses to “Infinite Things II: Son of Infinite Things”

  1. Sebatinsky Says:

    Welllllll, how about things that may not be technically infinite, but are practically infinite — like the number of worlds in the universe? Or, better yet, the number of atoms in the universe.

  2. Jackson (Sketch Comedy) Says:

    What’s the distinction between technically infinite and practically infinite? Because I don’t think you could make more atoms in the universe without sacrificing some energy–and eventually you’d run out of energy. By “practically infinite” do you just mean “incomprehensibly ginormous?”

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  4. Sebatinsky Says:

    I think the problem is that there are things that /might/ be infinite, but how can we know? We certainly can’t just count them up to infinity. What’s to say there isn’t an end somewhere past where we can see?

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