SMS scnews item created by Sean Gardiner at Tue 2 Aug 2016 1522
Type: Seminar
Distribution: World
Expiry: 5 Aug 2016
Calendar1: 4 Aug 2016 1300-1400
CalLoc1: New Law 104

SUMS: Zheng -- "1 = 1+1"

This week’s SUMS talk is by Cambridge student Jonathan Zheng.  Free pizza available

Starting with some basic group and set theory, I will provide a brief proof of
the famous Banach-Tarski paradox, which states that you can chop up a sphere into
finitely many pieces and reassemble them into two spheres of the same size.

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