60-Second Adventures in Thought


Here are 6 brilliant short videos (combined in a single one) by the Open University explaining 6 famous thoughts experiments in a fun and easy to understand manner, and that too in mere 60 seconds. Enjoy!

1. Zeno's The Paradox of the Tortoise and Achilles
2. The Grandfather Paradox
3. Searle's Chinese Room
4. Hilbert’s paradox of the Grand Hotel
5. The Twin Paradox
6. Schrödinger’s Cat



[hat-tip: Brain Pickings]

Comments

Kashif said…
David Mitchell's delivery is always enjoyable!

Loved the Mobius triangle towards the end..always reminds me that I need to complete GEB.

Thank you for putting this up. You sir, have a splendid blog!
Komal said…
Is this being narrated by David Mitchell? Eeee! ^_^