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Setting it straight with curved space
23.02.2021 A.S.Ganesh
Mathematics
Bernhard Riemann

Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann ushered in a new era of geometry on June 10, 1854, when he delivered his classic lecture “On the Hypotheses Which Lie at the Foundations of Geometry”. Join A.S.Ganesh as he unravels the tale of how a shy and timid person with fantastic mathematical ability laid the groundwork for curved surfaces and higher dimensions...

Our understanding of the universe was overhauled in a period of 10 years from 1905-1915 when German-born theoretical physicist Albert Einstein gave us his special theory of relativity and the general theory of relativity. His description of gravity introduced the notion that a four-dimensional space-time warps and curves in response to mass or energy, changing centuries-old wisdom forever.

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