06th - 11th October 2016

Hommage à Pierre Gilles De Gennes

Friday 12th October 2007 from 18h00 to 20h00
Salle 2 / Grand Amphithéâtre

Directed by
Gilles Sevastos
Written by
Gilles Sevastos
Produced by
CNRS Images

Documentary, France, 2003, 52 min

Filmed in a small village in the Southern Alps where he spends his holidays with his family, Pierre-Gilles de Gennes is engaged as a man but also as a researcher through multiple interviews intercut with scenes of everyday life and some simple manipulations that allow him to explain the principles of physics on which he worked.


Debate with :

  • David Quéré, head of research, Laboratory of physics and heterogeneous environments mechanicsm CNRS, École supérieure de physique chimie industrielle (ESPCI), University Paris 6 and 7