Talk:Robert M. Solovay

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What did he show?[edit]

Among his most noted accomplishments are showing (relative to the existence of an inaccessible cardinal) that it is consistent with ZF

Whats the it? Set Theory? --Salix alba (talk) 18:51, 27 August 2008 (UTC)

"That every set of reals is Lebesgue measurable". Granted, the sentence structure may not be completely transparent; any suggestions? --Trovatore (talk) 19:11, 27 August 2008 (UTC)
This is how set theorists describe their independence results. It is easy to get used to it. Kope (talk) 06:20, 30 August 2008 (UTC)
I'm basically looking for a replacement for the word it in the above sentence. --Salix alba (talk) 07:39, 30 August 2008 (UTC)
Among his most noted accomplishments are showing (relative to the existence of an inaccessible cardinal) the consistency with ZF, without the axiom of choice, of the statement, that every set of real numbers is Lebesgue measurable, —Preceding unsigned comment added by Kope (talkcontribs) 11:56, 30 August 2008 (UTC)