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### Minkowski space

In Minkowski space, the three ordinary dimensions of space are combined with a single time dimension to form a four-dimensional variety representing the whole of spacetime.

##### Explanation

Minkowski space, where there is no gravitational field, is the flat spacetime in which the special theory of relativity has been formulated.

## HistoryThe Minkowski diagram was developed in 1908 by the German mathematician Hermann Minkowski. |