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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
What is a black hole – physically?
Small, dark, and very hard to see. This and far more indepth answers to every question you ever wanted to...
What is a black hole – mathematically?
Pau Figueras explains how Einstein's theories predicted the existence of black holes, and how to describe...
Playing with numbers
Here's a game: pick a positive natural number and if yours is the smallest number no one else has picked, you...
Middle class problems
A famous question involving networks appears to have come closer to an answer.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
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