Sterling College Professor Publishes in "Journal of Recreational Mathematics"

Release Date: 
September 28, 2009

Daniel Callahan is fascinated with the "number" of numbers. His paper "More Than Dreamt of in Our Philosophy" deals with this subject. How many numbers exist? "So many," says the Sterling College math professor, "that no matter how much work we do, there will always be an infinite amount that remain ‘undiscovered.' If someone devoted his life to discovering the ‘undiscovered' numbers, there would still be as many numbers undiscovered as before." Though this may seem to the non-math-minded to be more a question than an answer, Callahan's research and thought process earned his paper publication in the most recent issue of the "Journal of Recreational Mathematics," a publication created for those fascinated with numbers and number phenomena. The "Journal" has subscrib