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The book of nothing

Author: John D Barrow
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the zeros of the mathematician to the void of the philosophers, from Shakespeare to the empty set, from the ether to the quantum vacuum, there is much ado about nothing at the heart of things.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John D Barrow
ISBN: 0099288451 9780099288459
OCLC Number: 59549633
Notes: Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2000.
Description: 400 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Responsibility: John D. Barrow.

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"The startling story of the West's intellectual struggle with the concept of zero is told with admirable elegance and clarity" New Statesman "When it comes to explaining the trickiest ideas John Read more...

 
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