CNRS News, the international website of the CNRS, publishes an article on "Bourbaki and the Foundations of Modern Mathematics": a group of French mathematicians who endeavored to publish a structured presentation of the discipline in the form of a monumental treatise.
The following text has been agreed unanimously by all those who attended the meeting held on 3 July 2017, which was organized by the Paris ICM 2022 bid committee. The meeting brought together the main partners and supporters of the French application to host ICM 2022.
Jean-Stéphane Dhersin is the new Scientific Deputy Director of the National Institute for Mathematical Sciences and their Interactions (Insmi) in charge of the international policy of French mathematical resear
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters calls for nominations for the Abel Prize 2018.
The film entitled "Marrying maths and art" ("Les noces de l'art et des mathématiques"), produced by CNRS Images, deals with the artistic installation of the French mathematician Pierre Berger, based on the geometrisation theorem of Thurston-Perelman (2002). The idea is to enable the public to experience views and sounds in 3-manifolds.
This 56-year-old mathematician, a specialist in the numerical analysis of partial differential equations, serves as director of the Institut de Mathématiques de Marseille (southeastern France).
The French national network for mathematical libraries RNBM (Réseau national des bibliothèques de mathématiques) organizes a 5-days conference in Cirm Luminy to question the issues of open-access publication on October 16-20th.
The mathematics community mourns the loss of Maryam Mirzakhani, aged 40 and mother of a little girl. We express our deepest condolences to her family and friends. Specialist in Teichmüller theory, hyperbolic geometry, ergodic theory and symplectic geometry, Maryam was the first woman to be awarded the Fields medal in 2014.