The novel, by Austrian writer Daniel Kehlmann, focuses on scientists Alexander yon Humboldt, the explorer and world traveler, and Carl Friedrich Gauss
, the mathematician who experienced the world through formulas and figures.
In view of the title of the original (German) version of this paper (1), it is deemed appropriate to briefly comment on the virtual relationship between the prince of poetry Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and the princeps mathematicorum Carl Friedrich Gauss
Assim, se o autor da tabua nao foi o "nosso" Carl Friedrich Gauss
, como e possivel obter clareza sobre o verdadeiro autor?
Therefore the next two triangular numbers are 15 (10 + 5) and 21 (15 + 6) On July 10,1796, when he was 19-years-old, the mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss
wrote in his diary: "I have just proved this wonderful result that any natural number is the sum of three or fewer triangular numbers".
Die Vermessung der Welt, a novel re-creating the lives of two early-nineteenth-century German scientists and explorers, the mathematician and astronomer Carl Friedrich Gauss
and the explorer, collector, and natural scientist Alexander von Humboldt, has received worldwide acclaim and propelled the thirty-year-old Daniel Kehlmann to international literary stardom.
But German mathematician and astronomer Carl Friedrich Gauss
had developed a remarkable new technique for orbit calculation.
The Prince Of Mathematics: Carl Friedrich Gauss
, knowledgeably and engagingly written by mathematics teacher M.
Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss
was born on 30 April 1777 in the German city of Braunschweig (Brunswick).