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Single Idea 10863

[catalogued under 27. Natural Reality / C. Space-Time / 1. Space / c. Points in space]

Full Idea

Cantor proved that one-dimensional space has exactly the same number of points as does two dimensions, or our familiar three-dimensional space.

Gist of Idea

Cantor proved that three dimensions have the same number of points as one dimension

Source

report of George Cantor (works [1880]) by Brian Clegg - Infinity: Quest to Think the Unthinkable Ch.14

Book Reference

Clegg,Brian: 'Infinity' [Robinson 2003], p.183