Évariste Galois and the theory of ambiguity

On Tuesday, November 29, 2011, Alain Connes will present at the Académie des Sciences a presentation on the founding text of Galois. Learn more


2011 is the year of the Bicentenary of the birth of two romantic heroes: Franz Liszt and Évariste Galois. Both, disconcertingly precocious, have revolutionized their field. If Liszt is celebrated as a national hero in Hungary, Galois is not outdone in France – he who believed that the homeland would not retain his name, and which eventually became one of the strongest French glories! Read more