Thursday, 8 December 2016

We Couldn't Live Without 'Zero' - But We Once Had To

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Nothing lies at the heart of science, engineering and mathematics. Nothing as in zero, of course. This cheeky yet powerful number has caused more controversy and provided more delight than any other digit.

For one thing, it allows us to forecast the future. But to comprehend why and to understand zero's power, you first have to understand its birth and its battles, because zero's path to greatness was a rocky one.

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