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The New shepherd's lamp

Author: François TisseyreClaire WeingartenRomain WeingartenJean Pierre BourguignonEcole polytechnique (France)All authors
Publisher: Meudon Cedex [France] : CNRS Audiovisuel, 1995.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Program on the history of the changes in human perceptions of the nature of the universe. Emphasizes the contributions of J.L. Lagrange, who sparked many mathematical breakthroughs. Also spotlights the work of Henri Poincaré. "Aims to provide an overall view and a closer perception of the movement of ideas, in which mathematics swings between the utilitarian and the purely speculative."--Container.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: J L Lagrange; Henri Poincaré; J L Lagrange; Henri Poincaré
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: François Tisseyre; Claire Weingarten; Romain Weingarten; Jean Pierre Bourguignon; Ecole polytechnique (France); CNRS audiovisuel.; IMAGICIEL.
OCLC Number: 37460499
Notes: In English, and French dubbed into English.
Credits: Photography, Lionel Cousin.
Performer(s): Text, Romain Weingarten ; screenplay, François Tisseyre, Claire Weingarten ; from an idea by Jean Pierre Bourguignon ; scientific author, Jean Pierre Bourguignon.
Target Audience: General.
Description: 1 videocassette (28 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: Ecole Polytechnique ; CNRS Audiovisuel ; IMAGICIEL ; produced and directed by François Tisseyre, Claire Weingarten ; text, Romain Weingarten ; screenplay, François Tisseyre, Claire Weingarten ; from an idea by Jean Pierre Bourguignon ; scientific author, Jean Pierre Bourguignon.

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Program on the history of the changes in human perceptions of the nature of the universe. Emphasizes the contributions of J.L. Lagrange, who sparked many mathematical breakthroughs. Also spotlights the work of Henri Poincaré. "Aims to provide an overall view and a closer perception of the movement of ideas, in which mathematics swings between the utilitarian and the purely speculative."--Container.

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