A brief introduction into the world of financial mathematics, with an explanation of what the Black-Scholes equation is and why it has quickly become so important.
Revisiting the theme of time we explain the geometry of spacetime and explore the special quantity known as ‘proper time’. A qualitative post which includes the use of simple graphs.
Today I’ll be looking forward just over a decade and pulling out what are believed to be 10 of the biggest scientific advancements of tomorrow. Hold on tight things are about to get exciting.
A brief attempt to understand the phenomena of fake news, in a world where information can be accessed and cross checked in seconds. An entirely opinion based discursive post.
A post which explains the five main laws which govern the quantum world. The post is purely qualitative and requires no use of mathematics.
A post presenting a scientific tool known as thought experiment. Pros and cons will be given alongside examples of noteworthy thought experiments across the ages. Let’s go inside the mind.
An introduction to Bayes theorem, a powerful way of thinking that can influence the way you see the world and allow you to reveal the truth. A very limited use of percentages and probabilities are used to illustrate the ideas.
A post about the Event Horizon Telescope and its recent efforts to capture the first ever image of the Black Hole at the center of our galaxy.
A brief introduction to the biggest contender for a unified theory – a 2000 word introduction to string theory requiring no mathematics.
The life of a star is brilliant, furious and explosive. Today we will recount the journeys of the different types of stars, from birth until death.