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Although this landscape has only just been created, there is nothing new about it. In fact, this is a numerical model of the ecosystem of the Bright Angel Trail, a hiking path located in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona (US). Using the underlying terrain, as well as environmental and biological data, the system deployed here can reconstruct a landscape by automatically selecting various plant and animal species and placing them in the most suitable location. The different plants are grouped…

Birth of a canyon
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At the occasion of the bicentenary of Evariste Galois ' s birth, this film evokes the life and the work of one of the greatest mathematics genius, whose theory has revolutionized modern mathematics and physics. Born in 1811, he died at the age of 21 following a duel. He discovered the world of mathematics at the age of 16 and his papers were refused by the French Académie des Sciences. His theory started to be recognized and understood only 30 years later.

Evariste Galois

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