Is zero a number?

Null. Nil. Zip. Nada. Zero. Call it what you like, it’s still nothing. But what is nothing? And is “zero” just a theoretical concept, or can it really be considered a number?

In this episode of Huh? Science Explained, Evrim Yazgin explains that, at times, philosophy and mathematics meet in the middle to give us truly weird thought experiments. So, grab your graph paper, calculator and tweed coat, because we’re going to go on a journey down the number line to find out what “zero” really means.

The podcast Huh? Science Explained is a LiSTNR production

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