Café Beaubourg Institute - Cafe Beaubourg Institute

The Café Beaubourg Institute of Mathematical Physics promotes the advancement of our understanding of the Physical World.

Intellectual rigor, freedom of thought, and humanity are among the most respected values of the Institute.

By "Physical World" we understand the current subjects of Physics, but also human history, psychology, economy, sociology and geopolitics. We like Quantum Mechanics, but adopt a "wait and see" attitude. We like Big-Bang theory of the universe, but believe that there are infinitely many more layers in the physical Universe that our current models integrate. We perceive Mathematics as an (unavoidable) extension of the human natural language.

Better than in the "office" ambiance of present-day university laboratories, we prefer to engage scientific discussions in the warm atmosphere of a Parisian Café, our main headquarters being at Café Beaubourg.

The members of the Institute are co-opted.


Bartolomé Coll (founding member), also working at Observatoire de Paris.
Albert Tarantola (founding member), also working at Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris.
Klaus Mosegaard, also working at the Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen.
Juan-Antonio Morales, also working at the Universitat de València.
Argyris Nicolaidis, also working at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
Loring Tu, also working at Tufts University, Boston.
Joan Ferrando, also working at the Universitat de València.
Chus Martín, also working at the Universidad de Salamanca.
Fernando San José
, also working at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.
José Maria Pozo, also working at the Observatoire de Paris and at the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris

Honorary Members:

Nuria Morales Ruiz, also working at ...

The electronic adress of all members is formed as

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