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Henri Poincaré. A Life in the Service of Science

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  title={Henri Poincar{\'e}. A Life in the Service of Science},
  author={Jean Mawhin},
  year={2004}
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1032 NOTICES OF THE AMS VOLUME 52, NUMBER 9 Introduction In 1954 the scientific community celebrated the 100th anniversary of Henri Poincare’s birth. At that time, Poincare’s fame was not at its highest point among mathematicians, and the spirit of Hilbert dominated most mathematical minds. His fame was also not at its highest point among physicists, as physics was then essentially concerned with quantum theory. Nevertheless, the celebration was important in the many places where Poincare’s… 

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