I was looking at the date today and it made me think of a mathematical object.
Like March 14, which is known by some as as "Pi day".
So the date is 2022-02-02. What mathematical object can it be linked to?
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2022-02-02 can be linked to
the Cantor ternary set on the interval $[0,1]$. Informally, this mathematical object is created by repeatedly removing the middle third from each line segment, as seen below.
Credit: 127 "rect" from Wikimedia Commons
It is famous for having certain mathematical properties, such as being a perfect set that is nowhere dense.
This is because
the Cantor set above contains those ternary decimals that can be written without a $1$, and we can associate the date with $0.20220202_3$.