Minkowski (Hebrew: מינקובסקי‎, Russian: Минковский) is a surname, and may refer to:

  • Eugène Minkowski (1885 - 1972), French psychiatrist
  • Hermann Minkowski (1864 - 1909) Russian-born German mathematician and physicist, known for:
    • Minkowski addition
    • Minkowski–Bouligand dimension
    • Minkowski diagram
    • Minkowski distance
    • Minkowski functional
    • Minkowski inequality
    • Minkowski space
      • Null vector (Minkowski space)
    • Minkowski plane
    • Minkowski's theorem
    • Minkowski's question mark function
    • Abraham–Minkowski controversy
    • Hasse–Minkowski theorem
    • Minkowski separation theorem
    • Smith–Minkowski–Siegel mass formula
  • Marc Minkowski (born 1962), French conductor
  • Oskar Minkowski (1858 - 1931), German physician
  • Rudolph Minkowski (1895 - 1976), German-American astronomer
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Alexandre Minkowski
... Alexandre Minkowski (December 5, 1915, Paris – May 7, 2004) was a French pediatrician, and arguably the French physician who most influenced neonatology in the 20th century ... He was the son of Eugene Minkowski and Françoise Minkowska, two Jewish psychiatrists ...
Minkowski Distance - Definition
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Special Relativity (alternative Formulations) - Minkowski Spacetime
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The Constant - Plot
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