Author: John D. Barrow

Geometry is power
How to count without counting
Outer space: How to beat that photocopier
How to keep up the suspense
How to keep warm and safe
What is the cosmological constant?
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.
Collecting chances
The maths of infinite series

Infinities are tricky things and have perplexed mathematicians and philosophers for thousands of years.