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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
Maths in a minute: Writing infinite sums
How to write a sum that's infinitely long.
Mathematical mysteries: Hailstone sequences
Here's an easy game that leads you straight to an unsolved question in maths.
Mathematical mysteries: the Goldbach conjecture
Can every even number greater than 2 can be written as the sum of two primes? It's one of the trickiest...
Writing the unwritable: up-arrow notation
How to write down unimaginably large numbers using just a few symbols.
The 2014 Plus advent calendar
In this year's advent calendar we bring you some of our favourite books and other mathematical toys, so you...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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