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The only thing Fermat could really prove is that Gauss is always correct.


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Submitted July 23 -- in Mathematics -- by Phi 1.618

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Gauss uses home-grown abelian grapes for winemaking.


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Submitted July 23 -- in Mathematics -- by scuderia

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Gauss can count to aleph-one.


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Submitted July 23 -- in Mathematics -- by Amy in Alaska

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Actually, Gauss knows the orbit of an Asteroid after only one measurement.


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Submitted May 25 -- in Astronomy -- by vesta

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Hilbert's problems are a compilation of twenty-three problems Hilbert took from a list of exercises Gauss had left to the reader in one of his manuscripts.


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Submitted May 24 -- in Mathematics -- by Manzano

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Gauss can solve the word problem for any group.


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Submitted April 26 -- in Mathematics -- by CunningGabe

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Gauss invented Newton AND Leibniz.


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Submitted July 23 -- in Miscellaneous -- by htma

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Gauss saved the rainforest by omitting "qed" at the end of proofs.


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Submitted July 23 -- in Mathematics -- by shc

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Gauss once invented a perpetual motion machine. He then decided to hide it so as not to frighten us lesser mortals.


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Submitted November 21 -- in Physics -- by alanrobinski

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Gauss can take the cross product of a vector and a scalar.


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Submitted July 23 -- in Mathematics -- by g

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