Discover the the unusual and unexpected application of maths that lies behind the arts.
From the author of 100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know, a companion volume.
From the author of 100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know, a companion volume perfectly timed for the Olympic Games
A book about universes - expanding, contracting, oscillating, time-travelling - from the bestselling author of 100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know.
BRAIN SHOTS: The byte-sized guide to all the things you didn't know you didn't know...
Eminent cosmologist Professor John Barrow uses simple mathematics to explain one hundred of life's most perplexing questions...
In this lavishly illustrated book one of the UK's most distinguished scientists tells the story of science through 200 of the subject's key images.
Everything you might want to know about infinity - in history and all the way to today's cutting-edge science!
'Fascinating-The major strength of the book lies in the diversity of topics discussed' Nature
'Barrow explains nothing with great clarity, a lovely lightness of touch and enormous erudition' Spectator
'If you are fascinated by the limits of knowledge, you will be richly rewarded by this book' New Scientist
'Its scope is, appropriately, vast' Nature