Carl Friedrich Gauss

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  • The Life of Carl Friedrich Gauss

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    boundaries of space and technology. The life of Carl Friedrich Gauss was full of phenomenal adventures and discoveries. He was born in Brunswick, Germany on April 30th, 1777 to poor working class parents. Gauss’ father was known as a hard worker and an honest man but heavily discouraged Gauss from attending school to follow a family trade. On the other hand, Gauss’ mother and uncle recognized his remarkable intelligence at an early age. Gauss’ intelligence was so powerful that one day at the

  • Essay on Carl Friedrich Gauss

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    Carl Friedrich Gauss was born in Braunshweigh, Germany, now lower Saxon Germany, where his parents lived and they were considered a pretty poor family during their time. His father worked many jobs as a gardener and many other trades such as: an assistant to a merchant and a treasurer of a small insurance fund. While his mother on the other hand was a fairly smart person but semiliterate, and before she married her husband she was a maid, the only reason for marrying him was to get out of the job

  • Carl Friedrich Gauss Essay example

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    Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855) Introduction: Carl Friedrich Gauss is considered one of the greatest mathematicians of all time. He is a creator in the logical-mathematical domain as he contributed many ideas to the fields of mathematics, astronomy, and physics. Being a math education major, I have come into contact with Gauss’ work quite a few times. He contributed greatly to the different areas of mathematics like linear algebra, calculus, and number theory. Creativity can be seen

  • Carl Friedrich Gauss: Annotated Bibliography

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    provide for us much of the science behind what we do. In this article we’re going to take a brief look at Carl Friedrich Gauss. Gauss was born in Germany in 1777. Interestingly, his mother (who happened to be illiterate) didn’t take note of the exact date he was born. She did, however, remember the day he was born in relation to the Christian holy days surrounding Easter. This provided Gauss a problem to work on in his early twenties – that of determining the correct day Easter should for any year

  • A Summary On Marie Sophie Germain

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    Family[edit] Marie-Sophie Germain was born on 1 April 1776, in Paris, France, in a house on Rue Saint-Denis. According to most sources, her father, Ambroise-Franҫois, was a wealthy silk merchant,[3][4][5] though some believe he was a goldsmith.[6] In 1789, he was elected as a representative of the bourgeoisie to the États-Généraux, which he saw change into the Constitutional Assembly. It is therefore assumed that Sophie witnessed many discussions between her father and his friends on politics and

  • A Brief Look at George Friedrich Bernhard Riemann

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    George Friedrich Bernhard Riemann, born in Breselenz, Germany, was a prominent and influential mathematician during the nineteenth century. At a young age, Riemann was recognized by his teachers for his swift grasping of complicated mathematical operations. Riemann attended the University of Gottingen where he developed a strong foundation in theoretical physics from Johann Listing and other notable professors. Riemann introduced concepts of mathematical importance such as the complex variable theory

  • Carl Gauss Essay

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    Carl Gauss Carl Gauss was a man who is known for making a great deal breakthroughs in the wide variety of his work in both mathematics and physics. He is responsible for immeasurable contributions to the fields of number theory, analysis, differential geometry, geodesy, magnetism, astronomy, and optics, as well as many more. The concepts that he himself created have had an immense influence in many areas of the mathematic and scientific world. Carl Gauss was born Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss

  • The Royal academy 1811-1815 In 1811 Samuel Morse’s father allowed him to attend the Royal Academy

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    The Royal academy 1811-1815 In 1811 Samuel Morse’s father allowed him to attend the Royal Academy in England soon after his education at Yale University. At Yale, Samuel Morse saw demonstrations of electricity, which played an important role in his later life. The Royal Academy was a school where Samuel Morse would be able to study and practice painting. He practiced there from 1811 to 1815 alongside some of the most famous artists of his time. Later, he furthered his artistic career. He painted

  • Sophie Germain's Contribution To The Middle Age Of Paris

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    Sophie Germain was born April 1st, 1776 in Paris, France. Sophie’s family was rich and counted as upper Classmen. Sophie was the middle child out of 2 others, Marie-Madeline Germain and Angelique-Ambroise Germain. She was brought into the world around times when it was frowned upon for women to be educated, not to mention that it was also a revolution year too. Sophie spent most of her time in the house reading in her Father’s collection of books. “Their eldest and youngest daughters, Marie-Madeleine

  • Sophie Germain Contribution

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    Sophie Germain was a strong independent woman, when all around her were people restricting her on what to do. She lived in an era where women were supposed to be brainless and just stay at home, but she was different from all the rest; and by being that, she became a significant person on how math is shaped now. Studying subjects from math (number theory), physics (elasticity), and music (acoustics), made Sophie Germain one of the most influencing mathematician of her time, and still continues to