You may not realize it, but zero is actually a truly extraordinairy number and concept in our everyday use. The time that only mathematicians were amazed at this oddity are over, however, now that Andrew Khosravani’s animated short unravels the story of zero.

Learning hasn’t been so fun since grade school. Hannah Fry explains how zero came about, from its origins in ancient civilisations, through the resistance it faced from the Roman numeral system, to being the cornerstone of calculus. Andrew Khosravani’s drawings liven up the whole and make it an entertaining watch. The Story of Zero is both fun and instructive. What more could you ask?

Andrew Khosravani is an illustrator and animator from South London. He previously made a similar succesful short animation about astronauts.

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