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Encounter - The Great Ascent

Sunday 10th October 2010 from 20h00 to 22h00
Salle 2 / Grand Amphithéâtre

Let's (snap) hook-up!

We invite you to a summit! Etienne Klein is a physicist, philosopher, researcher and talented writer, Lionel Daudet is a great explorer of the peaks and distant lands. Lionel was destined to be a physics teacher, Etienne has grown a passion for mountain climbing. Crossed passions, uncommon ways (of life), come and breathe some fresh air with them.

Short sequences from films about and Lionel Daudet's expeditions ans the film Etienne Klein Libido Sciendi by Ursula Bassler and Anais Prosaïc.

Etienne Klein Libido Sciendi

Directed by
Ursulla Bassler, Anaïs Prosaïc
Written by
Ursulla Bassler, Anaïs Prosaïc
Produced by
La Huit, Télénantes, Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie

Documentary, France, 2009, 54 min

This film paints the portrait of Etienne Klein through his love of mountains and physicists of the quantum revolution, the intellectual community that surrounds him and his passion for teaching and writing.


Debate with :

  • Etienne Klein, physicist at the CEA, Professor at l'École Centrale de Paris philospher.
  • Lionel Daudet, mountaineer and explorer