Episode 5 - Urbain Le Verrier
Uploader: Ecole polytechnique
Original upload date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Archive date: Sun, 28 Nov 2021 09:19:51 GMT
Urbain le Verrier spent his life searching for the logic behind the chaos of the stars and the climate. Armed only with his own calculations, he managed to discover Neptune without a telescope, and laShow more
ter developed an atmospheric observation network from scratch, which went on to become the French National Meteorological Service, Météo-France. In the final episode of our series "École Polytechnique: a Global Impact", we invite you to discover the life of a greatly admired – but also controversial – scientist!