"This statement is false": animated explainer of Gödel's Incompleteness Theorem

Originally published at: "This statement is false": animated explainer of Gödel's Incompleteness Theorem | Boing Boing

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Hilbert:
Solve these two problems (and 21 others)!

Gödel:
:musical_note: You can’t always get what you want
But if you try sometimes
You’ll find
You get something really cool and important that nobody suspected :musical_note:

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That was so much fun. It’s nice to see such an important mathematical concept explained in simple terms.

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Hmm. Emmy Noether doesn’t come off too well here. David Hilbert neither.

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