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Zero the biography of a dangerous idea

Author: Charles Seife; Matt Zimet
Publisher: London Souvenir 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Seife; Matt Zimet
ISBN: 9780285635944 0285635948
OCLC Number: 901725586
Description: 248 p. ill.
Responsibility: Charles Seife; Matt Zimet [ill.].

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This is one of the best-written popular science books to have come this way for quite a while. -- Nicholas Lezard * Guardian * A witty but lucid account... A must for armchair logicians. * Focus * A Read more...

 
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