Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The assertion that there is no transfinite cardinal between the cardinal of the set of positive integers and that of the set of real numbers.
- ‘In 1938, logician Kurt Godel proved that the continuum hypothesis is consistent with the standard axioms of set theory.’
- ‘If, on the other hand, if we decide to not include the continuum hypothesis, then the situation is undetermined.’
- ‘A good axiom, he felt, should help mathematicians settle not only the continuum hypothesis but also many other questions about Cantor's hierarchy of infinite sets.’
- ‘The main focus of the 1964 paper is the continuum hypothesis, an interesting case study for Godel's philosophical view.’
- ‘In set theory he made important contributions to the axiom of choice and to the continuum hypothesis.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.