A journey to infinity: Netflix viewers are blown away by a new documentary

A new Netflix documentary about math and the concept of infinity has people questioning everything they know.

The documentary titled A Trip to Infinity, which was released on the streaming platform in September, explores the concept of “infinity” using a series of complex theories in physics as well as mathematics, cosmology and philosophy.

The hour and 19 minute film (fortunately it doesn’t go on forever) is divided into chapters and explores whether we are capable of understanding infinity or if it actually exists.

Needless to say, this is pretty dense and serious stuff and not something you want to throw away if you’re looking for something easy on the eyes.

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However, those who crossed it and gave it their full attention had their spirits broken by many. of the theories he presents.

One, in particular, is the “apple in the box” theory which suggests that if an apple were left in a box for billions of years, its fundamental particles would theoretically go through a possible state that they could end up by returning to the apple. its original state.

Writing it might not make much sense, so watch this instead.

Regardless of whether you understood this or not, reactions to the documentary are a mix of awe and bewilderment at what they just watched.

A journey to infinity is now available to watch on Netflix.

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