In the aforementioned session, the election of Carl Friedrich Gauss
to honorary member of the newly founded Academy was proclaimed.
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.
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).