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Gauss proved Euclides' parallel postulate, but kept his results for himself


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Submitted December 28 -- in Mathematics -- by _cronos2

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Gauss discovered non-euclidean geometry, but did not publish it, holding mathematics back for half a century (this one is actually true!)


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Submitted December 27 -- in Mathematics -- by Hrod

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Gauss can make a combination of linearly independent vectors equal 0 (without coefficients of 0) just by brute force.


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Submitted September 20 -- in Mathematics -- by jpo

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Gauss is the only person who knows if Schrödinger's cat's still alive - he doesn't need to look to know this


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Submitted December 21 -- in Mathematics -- by _cronos2

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Gauss knows the momentum and position of everything at all times.


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Submitted December 20 -- in Physics -- by big al

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In the Star Trek Universe, the neutral zones are portions of space where the laws of Physics try to hide itself to avoid Gauss' intellect.


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Submitted December 19 -- in Physics -- by Y. N.

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Superconductivity at 300 Kelvin happens in Gauss' home's copper wires.


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Submitted December 18 -- in Physics -- by FCapo

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Gauss can recite all the digite of pi - backwards.


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Submitted December 17 -- in Mathematics -- by Amy in Alaska

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Gauss can construct a circonference only using a straightedge


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Submitted September 20 -- in Mathematics -- by Fcapo

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Gauss could solve an n-dimensional Rubik hypercube. He tried just once.


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Submitted September 20 -- in Miscellaneous -- by Fedecapo

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