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Thursday, October 29, 2009

Things Found on the GBlogosphere

(that's the Goyish Blogosphere)

  • My Life is Average has this to say:
    Today I realized that indigo isn't part of the rainbow, Pluto isn't a planet, Dora the explorer is now a teen, and the cookie monster likes veggies. How much more can they ruin childhood?
  • The Unapologetic Mathematician shows a still from the movie A Serious Man, which, I heard Michael Medved say, is based on the Book of Iyov. Anyways, this still shows a gigantic chalkboard with math problems, but in the middle, you see Hebrew lettering. Is there actual mathematics that uses Hebrew lettering or is this just Hollywood at work?
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At Fri Oct 30, 03:35:00 AM 2009, Blogger Gandalin said...

The letter Aleph is used in mathematics to indicate infinity. The mathematician Georg Cantor introduced this notation.

At Fri Oct 30, 10:37:00 AM 2009, Blogger yaak said...

How about the other letters, like a Bet, Ayin, Tzadi, etc.?

At Fri Oct 30, 03:23:00 PM 2009, Blogger Neil Harris said...

Cool. I've often wondered what the Gblogosphere is like. Shabbat Shalom.


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