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Category Archives: Mathematics
In a nice little coincidence, recently two mathematics bloggers have decided to give a bit of a description of the subprime mortgage market crisis. Neither is an economist, but that’s probably okay, even preferable, considering it was the economists who … Continue reading
In a previous post, I discussed recent research which demonstrated the creation of an artificial ‘event horizon’ in a fiber optic cable. In that post, I described how a river speeding up as it goes towards a waterfall has an … Continue reading
Over at The Daily Photon, Andrew Dawes has put up a nice post outlining how to use different fonts in LaTeX: including finding a math font that matches the text. I find this especially helpful because, in writing Powerpoint talks, … Continue reading