Zero The Biography of a Dangerous Idea The Babylonians invented it the Greeks banned it the Hindus worshipped it and the Church used it to fend off heretics For centuries the power of zero savored of the demonic once harnessed it beca
The Babylonians invented it, the Greeks banned it, the Hindus worshipped it, and the Church used it to fend off heretics For centuries, the power of zero savored of the demonic once harnessed, it became the most important tool in mathematics Zero follows this number from its birth as an Eastern philosophical concept to its struggle for acceptance in Europe and its apothThe Babylonians invented it, the Greeks banned it, the Hindus worshipped it, and the Church used it to fend off heretics For centuries, the power of zero savored of the demonic once harnessed, it became the most important tool in mathematics Zero follows this number from its birth as an Eastern philosophical concept to its struggle for acceptance in Europe and its apotheosis as the mystery of the black hole Today, zero lies at the heart of one of the biggest scientific controversies of all time, the quest for the theory of everything Elegant, witty, and enlightening, Zero is a compelling look at the strangest number in the universe and one of the greatest paradoxes of human thought.
Zero The Biography of a Dangerous Idea Charles Seife Zero The Biography of a Dangerous Idea and millions of other books are available for Kindle Enter your mobile number or email address below and we ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer Zero The Biography of a Dangerous Idea by Charles Seife Zero The Biography of a Dangerous Idea by Charles Seife is than just a math book it s a history of zero and infinity, which the author constantly reminds readers of their resemblances from their birth, the controversial, and the indecisiveness of mathematicians, scientists, Zero The Biography of a Dangerous Idea, Charles Seife Jan , Zero The Biography of a Dangerous Idea, by noted science writer Charles Seife, starts with the story of a modern battleship stopped dead in the water by a loose zero, then rewinds back to several hundred years BCE Some empty headed genius improved the traditional Eastern counting methods immeasurably by adding zero as a placeholder, which allowed the genesis of our still used Zero The Biography of a Dangerous Idea Zero The Biography of a Dangerous Idea Mathematical Apr , Last year zero was even the subject of a natural history by Robert Kaplan reviewed here Now, five months later, Charles Seife has presented us with Zero The Biography of a Dangerous Idea Of course, Seife s book is not a typical biography There are no tell all interviews with the number one or any of zero s other neighbors on the number Zero The Biography of a Dangerous Idea Zero The Biography of a Dangerous Idea By Charles Seife Viking Penguin Bpp If you think that zero signifies nothing, then you will be surprised how much can come out of nothing as you will find out from this book.

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CHARLES SEIFE is a Professor of Journalism at New York University Formerly a journalist with Science magazine, has also written for New Scientist, Scientific American, The Economist, Science, Wired UK, The Sciences, and numerous other publications He is the author of Zero The Biography Of A Dangerous Idea, which won the PEN Martha Albrand Award for First Nonfiction He holds an M.S in mathematics from Yale University and his areas of research include probability theory and artificial intelligence He lives in Washington D.C.