Sunday, August 12, 2018

A Story of Zero

Can you count to nothing? Ancient humans never did, but then the digit 0 was invented in India.

Apparently, 0 has only been invented once in human history. It might seem strange to us in the modern society, when we are used to having the zero, but it was a revolutionary concept that has led to many mathematical and scientific breakthroughs.

Here is an interesting article about zero.

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