Karl Friedrich Gauss

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German mathematician who developed the theory of numbers and who applied mathematics to electricity and magnetism and astronomy and geodesy (1777-1855)

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In the meantime, German mathematician Karl Friedrich Gauss, probably the greatest mathematician of all time, discovered a very important and far reaching principle which came to be known as the principle of least squares.
thesis, Bhargava proved several important theorems in a branch of number theory that grew out of work done by German mathematician Karl Friedrich Gauss in 1801.
In the 19th century, mathematician Karl Friedrich Gauss suggested burning or etching giant geometric figures on the surface of Earth as a way of attracting attention from Martians.
Karl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855) at the age of 18 gave a ruler-compass construction of dividing a circle into 17 equal arcs.