How All the Natural Numbers from One to Infinity Added Together Equal -1/12

University of Nottingham physicists Tony Padilla and Ed Copeland explain how all the natural numbers from one to infinity add up to -1/12 in this video by Numberphile. They explain the mind-bending concept even further in a follow-up video, and answer some frequently asked questions and provide additional learning resources on the Periodic Videos blog.

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