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Minkowski

(mɪŋˈkɒfskɪ)
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(Biography) 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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Noun1.Minkowski - German mathematician (born in Russia) who suggested the concept of four-dimensional space-time (1864-1909)
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La Scala's Orchestra under the direction of Marc Minkowski plays beautifully from start to finish.
We carry studies on the potential energy of elastic curves into a Minkowski space [E.sub.1.sup.4] .
The Serret-Frenet formulas describe the kinematic properties of a particle moving along a continuous and differentiable curve in Euclidean space [E.sup.3] or Minkowski space [E.sup.3.sub.1].
The fundamental notions and conclusions of the mean dual affine quermassintegrals and the Minkowski and Brunn-Minkowski inequalities for the mean dual affine quermassintegrals are extended to an Orlicz setting.
The orchestra has also worked with such conductors such as David Afkham, James Gaffigan, Lorin Maazel, Marc Minkowski and Tung-Chieh Chuang .
in the Minkowski space-time over real axis x [member of] R.
Furthermore, we can consider rectifying curves in 3D Minkowski spaces by extending the idea of rectifying curves in [R.sup.3] and further generalized results have been obtained for 4D Minkowski spaces.
ABSTRACT: This paper introduces the use of Noether symmetry equation for Lagrangian of conformal plane symmetric static Minkowski spacetime to find all those Minkowski spacetimes which admit the conformal factor.
(17) Russian cantor and composer Pinchas Minkowski (1859-1924), Idelsohn's older contemporary, used "Sulzerism" in a similar vein.