en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Wallis

John Wallis was an English mathematician who is given partial credit for the
development of infinitesimal calculus. Between 1643 and 1689 he served as
chief cryptographer for Parliament and, later, the royal court. He is credited with
**introducing the symbol** ∞ for **infinity**. .... He stated, but **did** not prove, the
corresponding result for a curve of the form y ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infinity

**Infinity** (**symbol**: ∞) is an abstract concept describing something without any
bound or larger ... The ancient Indians and Greeks **did** not define **infinity** in
precise formalism as **does** modern ..... apparent in 1890, when Giuseppe Peano
**introduced** the space-filling curves, curved lines .... 113 –117; Jump up ^ **Wallace**
2004, pg.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infinity_symbol

The **infinity symbol** ∞ (sometimes called the lemniscate) is a mathematical
**symbol** representing the concept of **infinity**. Contents. [hide]. 1 History; 2 Usage; 3
Modern **symbolism**; 4 Graphic design; 5 Encoding; 6 See also; 7 References.
History[edit]. John Wallis **introduced** the **infinity symbol** to mathematical literature.
... Wallis **did** not explain his choice of this **symbol**, but it has been conjectured ...

www.britannica.com/biography/John-Wallis

He invented and **introduced the symbol** ∞ for **infinity**. This **symbol** found use in
treating a series of squares of indivisibles. His **introduction** of negative and ...

www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/John_Wallis

Oct 5, 2011 **...** He is also credited with **introducing the symbol** ∞ for **infinity**. .... He states, but
**does** not prove, the corresponding result for a curve of the form y ...

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Buy Everything and More: A Compact History of **Infinity** on Amazon.com ✓ FREE
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good job.

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What is the name for the **infinity symbol** (the on-its-side figure eight)? ... The sign [
**infinity**] to signify **infinite** number was **introduced** by John ...

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The order in an encyclopedia is an alphabetical one and **does** not lead to the ....
**Wallace** opted to connect the idea of "**infinity**" with the **infinity symbol**, the ...

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One of the outstanding voices of his generation, David Foster **Wallace** has ......
and that really **does** not do justice to the book -it really is more of a biography of ...