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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?
Why are we here?
David Sloan calculates how likely it is that our Universe exists. He explains to us how, and why the answer...
Infinity or -1/12?
What do you get when you add up all the natural numbers 1+2+3+4+ ... ? Not -1/12! We explore a strange result...
Research into the bizarre world of neutrinos helps to piece together the creation story of the Universe.
Influenza Virus: it's all in the packaging
How are researchers in disease dynamics using mathematics to understand how the influenza virus replicates?...
In the eye of the chicken
How chickens' eyes solve a subtle maths problem.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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