Fourat Janabi’s passionate and entertaining look at the 3 pressing S’s of this universe: Science, Statistics and Skepticism, is, as the subtitle to this work testifies, an art of differentiation. In this age of memes and virals on Facebook – which always seem to me to be the blind leading the blind – telling us [...]
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“What did the number zero say to the number eight? ‘Very nice belt.’” Okay I admit that this is a corny joke. But did you know that the number zero did not make an appearance in history until the 6th century AD? In fact, the Chinese didn’t create a symbol for zero until the 13th [...]