Saturday, January 14, 2017

Some Recent Tweets on the Laser Interferometric Gravitational Observatory - LIGO


























Friday, December 30, 2016

The Gravitational Wave Era in Astrophysics Has Truly Begun!




Thursday, December 29, 2016

First Fully General Relativistic Simulations of Neutron Star Mergers








Thursday, January 21, 2016

World Economic Forum Davos 2016: India and the World


Vikram Chandra asks Nouriel Roubini what advice he would give Finance Minister Arun Jaitley (prefacing his question by observing that 'India has the strengths...'). Nouriel begins answering at 38:45 - "India is in a sweet spot...."



Friday, December 11, 2015

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan Delivers Dipak Banerjee Memorial Lecture at Presidency University Kolkata

The overall lecture is on debt and its place in a capitalist economy, but Dr Rajan also answers a question from the audience, which turned out to be the 'last question' - on the likely effect of the GST in India: "The GST will increase the tax take in India, not by increasing the effective or actual rate, but by broadening the base of potential taxpayers; and it will likely also decrease overall transaction costs, making India a truly common market."

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Mark Carney: The EU, Monetary & Financial Stability, and the Bank of England