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Gauss once proved an axiom, but he didn't like it. So he disproved it.


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Submitted April 27 -- in Mathematics -- by colemanja

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Gauss can count until e with his fingers


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Submitted November 12 -- in Mathematics -- by Levi

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Gauss' ice-cream can reach negative Kelvine temperatures.


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Submitted February 12 -- in Physics -- by alemutasa

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If Gauss finds no correlation, they're independent.


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Submitted October 31 -- in Statistics -- by alanrobinski

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Gauss can divide by zero.


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Submitted November 12 -- in Mathematics -- by Matt

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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 can make any knot an unknot.


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Submitted May 06 -- in Mathematics -- by jc

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Gauss disproved Godel's Incompleteness Theorem by exhaustion.


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Submitted May 06 -- in Mathematics -- by j3r3my

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G.Perelman didn't accept Fields medal since he felt it would be unfair for him to take credit for the proof Of Poincare conjecture he found in one of Gauss unpublished notebooks.


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Submitted November 12 -- in Mathematics -- by scuderia

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If Gauss attempts to solve an equation for which there is no solution, mathematics will change to allow one. This is why fractions and irrational, negative and imaginary numbers exist.


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Submitted November 25 -- in Mathematics -- by BiggerJ

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