Scientific News

2017 - Celebrating the centenary of the death of Gaston Darboux

Submitted by Insmi on Thu, 11/30/2017 - 14:31
  • You can explore various aspects of Gaston Darboux's life and work - mathematics and geometry, but also his political commitment as a scientist - by following the links on this webpage.
  • The Institut Henri Poincaré organised a conference in historical sciences about Gaston Darboux on November 17th, 2017.
  • The Société de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles (SMAI<

Vladimir Voevodski died on September 30th, 2017

Submitted by Insmi on Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:51

A Professor at the School of Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS) in Princeton, New Jersey, since 2012, Vladimir Voevodsky worked on the homotopy theory of schemes, algebraic K-theory, and interrelations between algebraic geometry, and algebraic topology.

He was awarded the 2002 Fields Medal “especially for his work on motivic cohomology and homotopy theory for algebraic varieties and his proof of the Milnor conjecture.”

More info on the IAS website

Modelling a climatic and socio-ecological system

Submitted by Insmi on Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:28

modélisation écologieResearchers from Reims university (France) recently modelled the biodiversity of a socio-ecological system of the forest of the Ardennes (France).  Their work aims to simulate the evolution of a tree population in that forest, in order to analyse the influence of climatic changes on its behavior.