Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea Quiz

Charles Seife
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Who proposed that a static universe could be viable if there was an alternative explanation of redshift due to a mechanism that would cause light to lose energy as it traveled through space?

2.

What term refers to a branch of pure mathematics devoted primarily to the study of the integers?

3.

What mathematical term refers to a partially ordered set in which any two elements have a supremum and an infimum?

4.

Quantum mechanics eliminated zero in classical thermodynamics by removing what, according to the author in Chapter 7, “Absolute Zeros”?

5.

When was Jean le Rond d'Alembert born?

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