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Evariste Galois

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  00:14:00  2011  Color  Sound

At the occasion of the bicentenary of Evariste Galois ’ s birth, this film evokes the life and the work of one of the greatest mathematics genius, whose theory has revolutionized modern mathematics and physics.
Born in 1811, he died at the age of 21 following a duel. He discovered the world of mathematics at the age of 16 and his papers were refused by the French Académie des Sciences. His theory started to be recognized and understood only 30 years later.

Producer : CNRS Images
Scientific referent : AUGOT Daniel
Audiovisual processReal shots. Use of photographs, drawings, engravings, book covers and manuscripts.
Voice over and interviews (live sound). Music ("Andantino from Sonata D 959" by F. Schubert - Organic Priem by A. Bazin & J. Fitoussi).
PersonnalitiesGALOIS Evariste
GRAY Jeremy(Open University, Univ. Warwick, Grande-Bretagne); AUGOT Daniel; ERHARDT Caroline(IFE, ENS, Lyon)
NotesLIX : Laboratoire d'informatique de l'Ecole Polytechnique.
IFE : Institut français de l'éducation.
Technical Sheet
Item No.2839
PublicLarge audience
Original SupportDV
VersionFrench ; International version
DistributionSale (private use), Sale (institutionnal use)
Delivery supportDV Cam