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Birth of a theorem

Cédric Villani will take us through the beautiful and mysterious wonder of mathematics

Cedric Villani, Fields Medal Winner
Jérôme Bonnet

Event description

What goes on inside the mind of a mathematician? Where does inspiration come from? Fields Medal winner Cédric Villani will combine passion and imagination to take us on a fantastical adventure through the beautiful, mysterious world of mathematics.

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About the speaker

Cédric Villani is a French Mathematician who was awarded the prestigious Fields Medal in 2010 - an award often viewed as the highest honour a mathematician can receive.

He is also a member of the Science and Technology Advisory Council and stands out for his sense of fashion.


This event will be filmed and availble to watch on the Ri Channel a few weeks after it has finished.