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Minkowski

[ming-kawf-skee, -kof-] /mɪŋˈkɔf ski, -ˈkɒf-/
noun
1.
Hermann
[hur-muh n;; German her-mahn] /ˈhɜr mən;; German ˈhɛr mɑn/ (Show IPA),
1864–1909, German mathematician.
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Minkowski

/mɪŋˈkɒfskɪ/
noun
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Hermann (ˈhɜːmən). 1864–1909, German mathematician, born in Russia. His concept of a four-dimensional space-time continuum (1907) proved crucial for the general theory of relativity developed by Einstein
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