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Book of the Week

Cédric Villani - Birth of a Theorem

The Most Beautiful Equation in The World

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. French mathematician Cédric Villani wrestles to tame a new theorem and reap the rewards. Memoir read by Julian Rhind-Tutt. Show more

Book of the Week

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

Rock-star mathematician Cédric Villani relishes months of uninterrupted research at Princeton. Read by Julian Rhind-Tutt. Show more

Book of the Week

Cédric Villani - Birth of a Theorem

Breakthroughs and Set-backs

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Advances and setbacks as proof of Landau damping remain elusive. Rock star mathematician’s memoir read by Julian Rhind-Tutt. Show more

Book of the Week

Cédric Villani - Birth of a Theorem

Eureka

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Rock-star mathematician Cédric Villani's quest to tame a new theorem continues. Rejection by prestigious journal Acta Mathematica proves to be a turning point. Show more

Book of the Week

Cédric Villani - Birth of a Theorem

The Fields Medal

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Rock-star mathematician Cédric Villani's quest to tame a new theorem continues. Villani learns he's been awarded the most coveted prize in mathematics, the Fields Medal. Show more

Start the Week

The Mathematical Mind with Cedric Villani

Duration: 43 minutes

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

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Tom Sutcliffe discusses maths with Cedric Villani, Vicky Neale, Zia Haider Rahman and Morgan Matthews. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest:
Cedric Villani
Interviewed Guest:
Zia Haider Rahman
Interviewed Guest:
Vicky Neale
Interviewed Guest:
Morgan Matthews
Producer:
Katy Hickman