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5 brilliant mathematicians and their impact on the modern world

Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss was a German mathematician and physical scientist who contributed significantly to many fields, including number theory, statistics, analysis, differential geometry, geodesy, geophysics, electrostatics, astronomy and optics. Referred to as the "the Prince of Mathematicians" or "the foremost of mathematicians" and "greatest mathematician since antiquity"

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"Further, the dignity of the science itself seems to require that every possible means be explored for the solution of a problem so elegant and so celebrated.", Carl Friedrich Gauss

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Attributed to Carl Friedrich Heinrich Werner

"An Entranceway at Karnak, Egypt" - this has been attributed to Carl Friedrich Heinrich Werner (inscribed at lower centre in pen and black ink, David Roberts. R.A. 1864).


The enchanting charms of this sublime science reveal themselves in... - but does it float


Theory attracts practice as the magnet attracts iron. - Carl Friedrich Gauss

german currency | 1777-1855 Carl Friedrich Gauss on German currency introduced in 1991 ...


Doorway from the Temple of Isis to the temple called Bed of the Pharaohs, Island of Philae, Egypt (1865). Carl Friedrich Heinrich Werner.


Carl Friedrich Gauss, Disquisitiones Arithmeticae


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