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Charles Seife

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Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea Summary

Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea was written by Charles Seife, an American journalist and journalism professor at NYU. Seife's biography, of course, is of a number and hence it is not a standard biographical work. Instead, the book tries to explain math and physics to the interested lay person. The use of zero is largely a plot device to organize the information Seife wants to communicate. Thus all the stories of...

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