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June 10, 1854: Riemann’s classic lecture on curved space

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Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann

Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann


Albert Einstein changed our view of the universe in 1915 when he published the general theory of relativity, in which he set forth the notion of a four-dimensional spacetime that warps and curves in response to mass or energy. The geometric foundation for his work was laid some 60 years earlier, with the work of a German mathematician named Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann.
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June 10, 2015 at 3:21 pm

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