Zeno of Elea

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Losing sleep over infinity? Try reading Bertrand Russell. Photograph: Getty Images/Ikon Images

I recently overheard a couple of young boys arguing over who had scored the most goals during a football kick-around. “I scored infinity,” boasted the(...)

Children sometimes amuse themselves searching for the biggest number. After trying millions, billions and trillions, they realise there is no end to t(...)