Path Integral Methods and their Application to Finance and the Black-Scholes World – Sydney Financial Maths Workshop

June 8, 2007

Tonight I went to a very interesting Sydney Financial Maths Workshop:

Path Integral Methods and their Application to Finance and the Black-Scholes World

Dr Debashis Gangopadhyay (Reader, Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata, India) Read the rest of this entry »

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Medically supervised injecting room to stay open

June 8, 2007

Some good news: the medically supervised injecting room in Kings Cross is going to stay open (see here for the SMH report and here for the very similar Daily Terror’s report). The NSW govt must have resisted the “compelling” arguments of Piers Akerman.


Terence Tao – the cosmic distance ladder

June 3, 2007

Terence Tao has put up a nice post about calculating astronomical distances – the cosmic distance ladder. Download his presentation and enjoy.