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Cédric Villani - Birth of a Theorem

Landau damping - the cold, unattainable beauty.

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Cedric Villani relishes months of uninterrupted research at Princeton's Institute for Advanced Study.

Rock-star mathematician Cédric Villani's quest to tame a new theorem continues.

Read by Julian Rhind-Tutt

Translated by Malcolm DeBevoise
Abridged by Richard Hamilton

Producer: Gemma Jenkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2015. Show less

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