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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
Two-faced conic sections
Play with our applets to explore the conic sections and their different definitions.
It's bigger on the inside!
The London Mathematical Society starts its 150th anniversary year with a bang.
From dust to us
Where planets are born is not necessarily where they will stay…
Blown off their feet
Two mathematicians' visit to the desert sheds new light on avalanches.
The Fibonacci sequence: A brief introduction
Anything involving bunny rabbits has to be good.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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