Who Invented Zero?
Mathematics / History
Many concepts that we all take for granted sounded strange and foreign when first introduced. Take the number zero for instance. Any firstgrader can recognize and use zeros. They sound so logical and continue reading this fact

Math On the Mind
Mathematics / Math Function
In the mid1800's, Paul Broca discovered that there were specialized functions for different regions in the human brain. He identified the third gyrus (the ridges on the surface of the cerebral cortex continue reading this fact

Leaps and Bounds
Mathematics / History
Leap years are years with 366 days, instead of the usual 365. Leap years are necessary because the actual length of a year is 365.242 days, not 365 days, as commonly stated. Basically, leap years occu continue reading this fact
