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'Revolutionary Zero': This ancient Indian manuscript has the first known use of 'Sunya'
The origin of the concept of zero or sunya has been traced an ancient Indian Bakhshali manuscript. This makes the Bakhshali manuscript world's oldest recorded origin of the zero symbol. The Bakhshali manuscript is an ancient Indian mathematical manuscript written on more than 70 leaves of birch bark, found in 1881. It is in an ancient form of Sanskrit and has been at the Oxford University since 1902.
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