History of the IHES and its foundation by Leon Motchane

Michel, Louis
March 1999
Mathematical Intelligencer;Spring99, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p28
Academic Journal
Focuses on the founding of the Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques by Leon Motchane in France. Use of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton as a model for Motchane's scientific institute; Goal to assist researches in mathematics, theoretical physics and humanities; Financing of the Motchane Institute from business donations.


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