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Author: John D. Barrow
Outer space: Emergence
How does complexity arise from simplicity?
Outer space: Pylon of the month
Geometry is power
Outer space: Tally ho!
How to count without counting
Outer space: Some benefits of irrationality
Outer space: How to beat that photocopier
Outer space: Bridging that gap
How to keep up the suspense
Outer space: Superficiality
How to keep warm and safe
Outer space: A matter of gravity
What is the cosmological constant?
Einstein as icon
One hundred years ago, in 1905, Albert Einstein changed physics forever with his special theory of relativity. Since then his name — and hair do — have become synonymous with genius.
John D Barrow
looks at Einstein as a media star.
Outer space: A collector's piece
Outer space: The rule of two
The maths of infinite series
So you think you can add up?
Why do we add fractions the way we do? A very close look at addition reveals the answer — and it also works...
How many melodies are there?
Given there's a finite number of notes on a scale, can we still find a brand new melody? Perhaps they've all...
Outer space: Where to stand to look at statues
John D. Barrow tells us how to get the best view!
Maths in a minute: Euclid's axioms
Five basic facts from the father of geometry.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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