[ree-mahn; English ree-mahn, -muh n]
- Ge·org Frie·drich Bern·hard [gey-awrk free-drikh bern-hahrt] /geɪˈɔrk ˈfri drɪx ˈbɛrn hɑrt/, 1826–66, German mathematician.
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These two cases are mentioned also by Riemann in Goethes Romantechnik.Laurence Sterne in Germany
Harvey Waterman Thayer
Riemann and Beltrami are chief among those whose labors characterize the scope of this period.The Mystery of Space
Robert T. Browne
In his revision of the chapter before us, Dr. Riemann proceeded from an entirely different point of view.The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume II (of 3)
Alexander Wheelock Thayer
Well, Riemann's geometry is spherical geometry extended to three dimensions.
There is a sort of opposition between Riemann's geometry and that of Lobachevski.
- Georg Friedrich Bernhard (ˈɡeːɔrk ˈfriːdrɪç ˈbɛrnhart). 1826–66, German mathematician whose non-Euclidean geometry was used by Einstein as a basis for his general theory of relativity
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- German mathematician who originated the non-Euclidean system of geometry that is now named after him. Riemann also studied optics and electromagnetic theory, and his work influenced Albert Einstein's theory of General Relativity.
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