Thought Experiment: The Infinite Hilbert's Hotel

Clip: Season 49 Episode 19 | 4m 9s

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In a thought experiment first proposed in the 1920s, the Hilbert’s Hotel has an infinite number of rooms and helps demonstrate some of the strange properties of infinity.

Aired: 11/16/22 | Rating: NR

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