The Mathematical Mind with Cedric Villani
Tom Sutcliffe discusses maths with Cedric Villani, Vicky Neale, Zia Haider Rahman and Morgan Matthews.
On Start the Week Tom Sutcliffe finds out what goes on inside the mind of a mathematician. Cédric Villani explains the obsession and inspiration which led him to being awarded the Fields Medal, 'the mathematicians' Nobel Prize' in 2010. Zia Haider Rahman combines pure maths, investment banking and human rights in his exploration of how abstract theory can impact on real life. Vicky Neale reveals the beauty of prime numbers, while the director Morgan Matthews finds love in his film x+y at the International Mathematics Olympiad.
Producer: Katy Hickman.
Cédric Villani is a French mathematician who has received many international awards for his work. He is a professor at Lyon University and Director of the Institut Henri Poincaré in Paris.
Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure is published by The Bodley Head.
Zia Haider Rahman
|Interviewed Guest||Cedric Villani|
|Interviewed Guest||Zia Haider Rahman|
|Interviewed Guest||Vicky Neale|
|Interviewed Guest||Morgan Matthews|