Astronomy Cast Ep. 466: Origins of Zero (0)

Article written: 20 Nov , 2017
Updated: 17 Jan , 2018
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We depend on zero for our math to work right, but this number was actually invented in fairly recent times. Why do we need zero? Was it inevitable?

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