Nov 20th: The Origins of Zero (0)

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Podcaster: Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay

astronomy-cast-high-rez-850x850Title:  Ep. 466: The Origins of Zero (0)

Organization: Astronomy Cast – http://www.astronomycast.com

Description: Pamela was in a hotel with slow WiFi and had to resort to using her iPhone to literally phone in today’s episode so bear with us on her audio quality please.

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?

Bio: Fraser Cain is the publisher of Universe Today and Dr. Pamela Gay is a professor at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. They team up to do Astronomy Cast, a weekly facts-based journey through the cosmos.

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