How zero was invented

Something that would never happen but did! This section is about all the wondrous things in our world - Wildlife Animals, World Medicine, Physics, Archaeology - things too numerous to list.
Post Reply
User avatar
Dreamweaver
Global Moderator
Posts: 8817
Joined: 16 Sep 2005, 15:46
Location: Victoria

How zero was invented

Post by Dreamweaver » 27 Aug 2017, 18:42

Don't know where to put this!
4 min video.
What is Zero? Getting Something from Nothing .
Computers can't do without it!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Y7gAzTMdMA
I dream, therefore I am.

User avatar
Perrorist
Administrator
Posts: 3918
Joined: 17 Sep 2008, 12:36
Location: Tumbi Umbi, Central Coast, NSW
Contact:

Re: How zero was invented

Post by Perrorist » 27 Aug 2017, 20:11

I haven't looked at the article, but I recall that zero is a relatively recent numerical concept and that it helped expand mathematics, a bit like the square root of -1.

Post Reply