Hausdorff Space - Academic Humour

Academic Humour

  • Hausdorff condition is illustrated by the pun that in Hausdorff spaces any two points can be "housed off" from each other by open sets.
  • In the Mathematics Institute of at the University of Bonn, in which Felix Hausdorff researched and lectured, there is a certain room designated the Hausdorff-Raum (Raum stands for both space and room in German).

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