A series of illustrations that outlines the discovery and adaptation of zero as a mathematical concept.
I. Fist, before zero was used by humans there was only a concept of having or not having. II. Then, when it first appeared in use in Babylonian script it was as a place holder signifying many of a thing, but not a number unto itself. III.Next, when it was finally recognized as a number of absent value, it horrified the western mathematicians for it represented the possibility of a void beyond life. IV. However, as it was accepted, theorists (including zeno) began to see it’s extraordinary possibilities and write paradoxes around it. V.Finally, in a more modern use of the number, Zero is what makes programming, space travel, advanced movement, and our understanding of the big bang possible. Zero is the beginning.