Open university has come up with funny yet conceptually rich fast paced videos on Six famous thought experiments. The subjects encompass time travel, infinity, quantum mechanics and artificial intelligence. All these concepts are jammed in a rib tickling 60 second comedy riot. Can a cat be both alive and dead? Can a computer think? How does a tortoise beat Achilles in a race?

Achilles and the Tortoise

The Grandfather Paradox

The Chinese Room

Hilbert’s Infinite Hotel

The Twin Paradox

Schrödinger’s Cat

Playlist: 60-Second Adventures in Thought

“Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.”
~Ralph Waldo Emerson