Monster Essays - Gauss
Gauss was a German scientist and mathematician. People call him the founder of
modern mathematics. He also worked in astronomy and physics. His work in
astronomy and physics is nearly as significant as that in mathematics. Gauss
also worked in crystallography, optics, biostatisics, and mechanics.
Gauss was born on April 30, 1777 in Brunswick. Brunswick is what is now called
West Germany, He was born to peasant couple. Gauss's father didn't want Gauss
to go to a University. In elementary school he soon impressed his teacher, who
is said to have convinced Gauss's father that his son should be permitted to
study with a view toward ent....