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Zero : The Biography of a Dangerous Idea
by Charles Seife and Matt Zimet

Overview - The Babylonians invented it, the Greeks banned it, the Hindus worshiped it, and the Church used it to fend off heretics. Today, zero lies at the heart of one of the biggest scientific controversies of all time, the quest for the theory of everything. Line illustrations.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The Babylonians invented it, the Greeks banned it, the Hindus worshiped it, and the Church used it to fend off heretics. Today, zero lies at the heart of one of the biggest scientific controversies of all time, the quest for the theory of everything. Line illustrations.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780140296471
  • ISBN-10: 0140296476
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: September 2000
  • Page Count: 272
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP


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