Dr. Eugenia Cheng is an Honorary Fellow in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Sheffield, U.K., and is Scientist in Residence at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her latest book is Beyond Infinity: An Expedition to the Outer Limits of Mathematics (Basic Books, 2017). Her first book, How to Bake π, was published by Basic Books in May 2015.
Three mathematicians talk about the latest topics and their start in math.
Infinity is not classified as a normal number, and some infinities are bigger than others. Mathematician Eugenia Cheng explores these and other conundrums of this complex concept.