Before his early death, Riemann freed geometry from Euclidean prejudices

The originator of the famous math hypothesis also established the basis for a modern view of spacetime

Bernhard Riemann

CUT SHORT Bernhard Riemann did a lot more than come up with his eponymous hypothesis, and if he hadn’t died young, he might have rivaled Einstein and Newton.

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