Author: John D. Barrow

Are records predictable in any way?

Two people who get on well together can often find their relationship destabilised by the arrival of a third into their orbit.

Most magazines have endless articles and correspondence about relationships and you will be pleased to hear that Plus is now no different. Why?

The concept of a speed limit seems a simple one - until you think what can happen when a speed camera clocks a rotating wheel...
Human beings are famously prone to error, and proof-readers are, after all, only human. But who picks up the errors a proof-reader misses? John D. Barrow challenges readers to estimate the errors that aren't found from the errors that are.
Human beings are famously prone to error, and proof-readers are, after all, only human. But who picks up the errors a proof-reader misses? John D. Barrow challenges readers to estimate the errors that aren't found from the errors that are.

This beautifully illustrated book by the world's leading authority on African mathematics provides us with a wide-ranging introduction to mathematical intuition in sub-Saharan African cultures. These cultures are extremely diverse and expressive in their creation of designs and motifs that embody geometrical and topological ideas. No one is better qualified to tell us about it than Paulus Gerdes, who has lived and worked in Mozambique for many years.