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Author: John D. Barrow
Outer space: Blowin' in the wind
Getting the most from the air
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
Everybody's talking about Big Data. But what exactly do they mean?
Why quantum mechanics?
Why did physicists at the beginning of the 20th century feel they needed a new — and strange — theory?
Donald Trump, game theorist
Whatever you think of Donald Trump, we bet you didn't think he was good at game theory.
A ridiculously short introduction to some very basic quantum mechanics
Some general ideas in very few words and without equations.
Maths in a minute: Expectation
Why the expected outcome of rolling a die is 3.5.
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