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Who Invented ‘Zero’?

Who Invented ‘Zero’?

Carbon dating of an ancient Indian document, the Bakhshali manuscript, has recently placed the first written occurrence of the number zero in the third or fourth century A.D., about 500 years earlier than previously believed. While the news has no practical bearing on...
Indian forces enforce curfew in Kashmir town

Indian forces enforce curfew in Kashmir town

Srinagar, India, AP—Indian forces fired warning shots Saturday to enforce a curfew and to push angry people back into their homes in a town in the Indian portion of Kashmir where clashes between Muslims and Hindus during Eid celebrations killed at least two people and...