An infinite number of monkeys: the story of infinity

Infinity is perhaps the most mind-boggling concept. That the universe never ends, that you can keep on counting forever and there would always be one more number: these are unimaginable thoughts that stretch the mind and make the head spin. It’s fascinating and makes you feel very, very small.

This beautiful episode from BBC Two’s Horizon explores the mystery of infinity, its history, its meaning.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1N5pCAgUzU

Did you get vertigo? We too.