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<div class="field field-name-field-abs-txt field-type-text field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>"Nothing is more interesting than nothing" - or so says Ian Stewart, Professor of Mathematics at Warwick University. Many people have difficulty with the concept of zero. In fact, it has only really been used for the last 1500 years or so.</p>
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<!-- plusimport --><br clear="all" /><!-- END OF FILE: newinclude/news_header.html --><p>"Nothing is more interesting than nothing" — or so says Ian Stewart, Professor of Mathematics at Warwick University. Many people have difficulty with the concept of zero. In fact, it has only really been used <i>as a number</i> for the last 1500 years or so. Before this time it seems that zero was simply not that important. At the end of the day, a herd of no camels is not worth much.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-promote field-type-list-boolean field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">0</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">tags: </div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/content/category/tags/zero">zero</a></div></div></div>Thu, 30 Apr 1998 23:00:00 +0000plusadmin2698 at https://plus.maths.org/content