Hermann Minkowski

1864 - 1909

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Minkowski developed a new view of space and time and laid the mathematical foundation of the theory of relativity.
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List of References (15 books/articles)

Some Quotations (2)

A Poster of Hermann Minkowski

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Weyl on Hilbert and Hilbert on others

Honours awarded to Hermann Minkowski
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Lunar featuresCrater Minkowski


Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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