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Carl Friedrich Gauss
Carl Friedrich Gauss
Biography
raceHuman
sexMale
roleMathematician
Physicist
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mentionedFallout 2
Operation: Anchorage
Fallout: New Vegas
Fallout Tactics
Fallout Extreme
Van Buren
 
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Carl Friedrich Gauss (30 April 1777 – 23 February 1855) was a famous German mathematician and physicist.

BackgroundEdit

Carl Friedrich Gauss was born in Lower Saxony, Germany. He was recognized at a very young age as being an astonishing child prodigy, with many of his ground-breaking discoveries being made in his mid-teens. Gauss went on to contribute greatly in a multitude of fields such as number theory, statistics, differential geometry, electrostatics, astronomy, etc.

Numerous mathematical formulas have been named after him. The gauss unit (abb. G), which measures magnetic flux density, is also named in his honor.

NotesEdit

In the Fallout world, the Gauss rifle and PPK12 Gauss pistol are named after him.

AppearancesEdit

Carl Friedrich Gauss is mentioned in Fallout 2, the Fallout 3 add-on Operation: Anchorage, Fallout: New Vegas, Fallout Tactics, and the canceled games Fallout Extreme and Van Buren.

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