John D. Barrow - Fiction - 1998 - 292 pages
Are there some things we can never think, or know, let alone do? In this fascinating book, acclaimed author John Barrow reveals the often paradoxical limits on knowledge and ...
John D. Barrow - Science - 1997 - 176 pages
Explains which events took place from "10 to the minus 35th power" seconds onward after the big bang, detailing discoveries along the way which resolved many of the controversies
John D. Barrow - Science - 2008 - 608 pages
Uses iconic images to teach the history of modern science, from early depictions of the constellations to magnifications of single atoms.
John D. Barrow - Science - 2009 - 384 pages
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 ...
John D. Barrow - Mathematics - 2008 - 284 pages
Uses basic mathematics to answer one hundred conundrums from everyday life, from the odds of winning the lottery and the method of determining batting averages to the shapes of ...