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  • The Infinite Bookby John D. Barrow

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 18.00

    For a thousand years, infinity has proven to be a difficult and illuminating challenge for mathematicians and theologians. It certainly is the strangest idea that humans have ever thought. Where did it come from and what is it telling us about our Universe? Can there actually be infinities? Is matter infinitely divisible into ever-smaller pieces?... more...

  • New Theories of Everythingby John D. Barrow

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 17.99

    Will we ever discover a single scientific theory that tells us everything that has happened, and everything that will happen, on every level in the Universe? What might such a theory look like, and what would it mean? John D. Barrow presents and explains the latest theories, predictions and controversies surrounding the ultimate explanation, from superstrings... more...

  • The Book of Nothingby John D. Barrow

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.95

    What conceptual blind spot kept the ancient Greeks (unlike the Indians and Maya) from developing a concept of zero? Why did St. Augustine equate nothingness with the Devil? What tortuous means did 17th-century scientists employ in their attempts to create a vacuum? And why do contemporary quantum physicists believe that the void is actually seething... more...

  • Impossibilityby John D. Barrow

    Oxford University Press, USA 1999; US$ 20.99

    In Impossibility, John D. Barrow--one of our most elegant and accomplished science writers--argues convincingly that there are limits to human discovery, that there are things that are ultimately unknowable, undoable, or unreachable. Barrow first examines the limits of the human mind: our brain evolved to meet the demands of our immediate environment,... more...

  • The Infinite Bookby John D. Barrow

    Random House 2010; US$ 14.84

    Infinity is surely the strangest idea that humans have ever had. Where did it come from and what is it telling us about our Universe? Can there actually be infinities? Can you do an infinite number of things in a finite amount of time? Is the Universe infinite? Infinity is also the place where things happen that don't. What is it like... more...

  • 100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Knowby John D. Barrow

    Random House 2010; US$ 14.87

    'If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.' John von Neumann Mathematics can tell you things about the world that can't be learned in any other way. This hugely informative and wonderfully entertaining little book answers one hundred essential questions... more...

  • The Book Of Nothingby John D. Barrow

    Random House 2011; US$ 14.84

    From the zeros of the mathematician to the void of the philosophers, from Shakespeare to the empty set, from the ether to the quantum vacuum, from being and nothingness to creatio ex nihilo , there is much ado about nothing at the heart of things. Recent exciting discoveries in astronomy are shown to shed new light on the nature of the vacuum and... more...

  • 100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About Sportby John D. Barrow

    Random House 2012; US$ 14.87

    What can maths tell us about sports? 100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About Sport sheds light on the mysteries of running, jumping, swimming and points scoring across the whole sporting spectrum. Whether you are a competitor striving to go faster or higher, or an armchair enthusiast wanting to understand more,... more...

  • Mathleticsby John D. Barrow

    Random House 2013; US$ 13.36

    * How can sprinter Usain Bolt break his world record without running any faster? * Why do high-jumpers use the Fosbury Flop? * What's the best strategy for taking penalties in football? * What statistical advantage do left-handed boxers have over their right-handed opponents? * And did... more...

  • The Origin Of The Universeby John D. Barrow

    Orion 2014; US$ 18.78

    A leading cosmologist explains our current understanding of space and time. more...