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Author: John D. Barrow
What is dark energy?
What's the mysterious stuff that makes up 70% of our Universe?
Outer space: Are the constants of nature really constant?
Are the unchanging features of the Universe really unchanging?
What happened before the Big Bang?
Did the Big Bang mark the beginning of time? Not if we live in a bubble multiverse!
Outer space: When errors snowball
Why length matters
Outer space: Another Christmas Carol
What Dickens thought about statistics
Outer space: Pretty mean prices
How to keep inflation down
Outer space: Venn you can't use Venn
When the famous diagram fails
Outer space: How to rig an election
It's easier than you think
Outer space: Blowin' in the wind
Getting the most from the air
Outer space: Emergence
How does complexity arise from simplicity?
Mathematical man Friday
Who knew that Robinson Crusoe contained a lost chapter about maths? Help us find the hidden mathematical...
The fact that a sizeable proportion of the financial workforce is made up of physicists is one of the...
The leaning tower of PISA?
This year's PISA results have caused predictable headline, but do the statistics add up?
The life and numbers of Fibonacci
The Fibonacci sequence – 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, ... – is one of the most famous pieces of mathematics. We...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
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