Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky Quote


Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky
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The Foundations of Geometry and the Non-Euclidean Plane by George Edward Martin (1982) p.225
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There is no branch of mathematics, however abstract, which may not some day be applied to phenomena of the real world.  - Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky
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Born: December 1, 1792

Died: February 24, 1856 (aged 63)

Bio: Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky was a Russian mathematician and geometer, renowned primarily for his pioneering works on hyperbolic geometry, otherwise known as Lobachevskian geometry. William Kingdon Clifford called Lobachevsky the Copernicus of Geometry due to the revolutionary character of his work.

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