Carl Friedrich Gauss was born 1777 and died in the year of 1855. He was a German mathematician noted for his wide-ranging contributions to physics, particularly the study of electromagnetism.
Born in Braunschweig on April 30, 1777, Gauss studied ancient languages in college, but at the age of 17 he became interested in mathematics and attempted a solution of the classical problem of constructing a regular heptagon, or seven-sided figure, with ruler and compass. He not only succeeded in proving
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gauss. He also carried out research in optics, particularly in systems of lenses. Scarcely a branch of mathematics or mathematical physics was untouched by Gauss.
Carl Gauss may not remembered in our everyday lives, but to many people if he didnít make his contributions to mathematics and physics our way life now as we now it would be different. Things such as rollar coasters, transit trains among other things use electromagnetism every single day.