Tuesday, August 07, 2007

God's messenger

He believed he was God's messenger and was eventually driven insane trying to prove his theories of infinity.” Cantor did and was, according to the blurb (a word that celebrates its centenary this year, incidentally) for Dangerous Knowledge, a documentary on BBC FOUR tomorrow night and, according to the blurb, “the story of the mathematicians who have seen facets of the universe as it really is and driven themselves mad in the process.

1 comment:

Enigman said...

Does anyone else think that that was a really annoying program that got too much of the maths wrong?