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05.04.2020
The computer scientist Claire Mathieu explains how graph theory can help model the propagation of Covid-19, and assess the relevance of several confinement scenarios.
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03.10.2020
Some key issues remain unresolved over time, eluding even the greatest minds. In honour of France’s Year of Mathematics, CNRS News looks at a few of history’s most famous mathematical conjectures,...
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09.08.2019
Whether surfing or football fans, cycling champions, or simply those concerned about protecting their bodies during physical effort or against injuries, researchers are innovating on all fronts in...
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07.31.2018
France took its place at the renowned plenary lectures of the International Congress of Mathematicians held in August in Brazil, during which the Fields Medal winners were announced.
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05.11.2017
On June 15, the CNRS Medal of Innovation will be awarded to Raphaèle Herbin, Jean-Pierre Nozières, Jean-Marie Tarascon and Jamal Tazi. The medal is given in recognition of outstanding research in...
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12.13.2016
Claire Voisin has just been awarded the prestigious Shaw Prize, also known as the 'Nobel of the East,' in mathematical sciences. She had received the 2016 CNRS Gold Medal, France’s highest...