In age 7 Jonathan J. Crabtree noticed a deep 398-year-old problem. As if pulling a loose thread, he unravelled the feeble fabric of western math education to rebuild it from India’s ZERO!
Elementary maths historian Jonathan J. Crabtree has been studying the history of mathematics since 1983. Today, he is known as a guest lecturer at Indian mathematics conferences, schools and universities. Having reviewed writings in Latin, Greek, Arabic, Sanskrit and many other languages, his presentations reveal how India’s ‘lost’ ancient Bharatiya mathematics is superior to the western maths taught today.