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50-year old maths problem about an infinite lottery finally solved

Newscientist - Sat 14 Sep 19

A 50-year-old maths problem has finally been solved, and it shows that even an infinitely large lottery ticket could not contain every winning solution

The ever-winning lottery ticket: Mathematicians solve a dusty mystery

Phys.org - Mon 9 Sep 19

Is there a lottery ticket that always wins? So goes the popular version of a theoretical conundrum posed in 1969 by English mathematician Adrian R.D. Mathias within the field of set theory, ...

The ever-winning lottery ticket: Mathematicians solve a dusty mystery, ScienceDaily - Mon 9 Sep 19
The ever-winning lottery ticket: Mathematicians solve a dusty mystery, Eurekalert - Mon 9 Sep 19