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Tribute to a great scientist : Lagrange

Friday 03rd October 2014 from 19h00 to 20h15
Salle 3 / IPGP

Directed by
Quentin Lazzarotto
Written by
Quentin Lazzarotto et Frédéric Brechenmacher
Produced by
© Institut Henri Poincaré - Institut Lagrange de Paris - CNRS Images

Documentary, France, 2014, 32 min


Historians retrace the career of Lagrange, from his work as an academician protected by the powers that be to teaching new Citizens during the French Revolution. What impact did science have on the politics of the time?


Debate with :

  • Quentin Lazzarotto, Director
  • Cédric Villani, mathematician, 2010 Fields medalist, professor at the University of Lyon, director of th Institut Henri Poincaré
  • Frédéric Brechenmacher, Professor of History of Science, Director of the LinX in Polytechnique School, Paris-Saclay University

Know more

LAGRANGE on DVD is available for free in the library of the Institut Henri Poincaré (11 rue Pierre et Marie Curie, 75005 Paris). No maililng.