Nikolay Ivanovich Lobachevsky
(1 Dec 1792 - 24 Feb 1856)
Science Quotes by Nikolay Ivanovich Lobachevsky (1 quote)
There is no branch of mathematics, however abstract, which may not some day be applied to phenomena of the real world.
— Nikolay Ivanovich Lobachevsky
Quotes by others about Nikolay Ivanovich Lobachevsky (1)
The analytical geometry of Descartes and the calculus of Newton and Leibniz have expanded into the marvelous mathematical methodmore daring than anything that the history of philosophy recordsof Lobachevsky and Riemann, Gauss and Sylvester. Indeed, mathematics, the indispensable tool of the sciences, defying the senses to follow its splendid flights, is demonstrating today, as it never has been demonstrated before, the supremacy of the pure reason.
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