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60-Second Adventures in Thought
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60-Second Adventures in Thought - Achilles and the Tortoise

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

This ancient mathematical trickery posits that a mighty hero cannot overtake a tortoise. Zeno of Elea (born c. 490 BCE) is the author of this and other paradoxes.

60-Second Adventures in Thought - The Grandfather Paradox

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

The more you think about it, the more complex time travel seems! This video explains a key paradox that is one of the main reasons for this.

60-Second Adventures in Thought - The Twin Paradox

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

How can one brother travel into space and return younger than his twin? In just sixty seconds, a startling side effect of Einstein’s Theory of Relativity is explained to us.

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