The greatest mathematician since antiquity.





Submit your Gauss fact:


Send your submissions to spikedmath@gmail.com

Random Facts

Sort: All Time | Today Only | This Week | This Month | This Year

Watching Riemann fail in proving his famous conjecture, Gauss got so angry that he smashed the unit interval in pieces. The result is nowadays known as the "Cantor Set".


#74
0 Comments

Upvote (86) - Downvote (17)

Submitted November 23 -- in Mathematics -- by T_Baumgarten

Sign up for more!

Gauss counted all the real numbers, from last to first, twice.


#727
0 Comments

Upvote (8) - Downvote (4)

Submitted November 23 -- in Mathematics -- by Anonymous

Sign up for more!

When Gauss constructs a gray code, it's whatever colour he wants it to be.


#206
0 Comments

Upvote (39) - Downvote (5)

Submitted April 17 -- in Mathematics -- by anon

Sign up for more!

Gauss uses the squeeze theorem on oranges whenever he wants juice.


#114
0 Comments

Upvote (96) - Downvote (11)

Submitted March 31 -- in Mathematics -- by Anonymous

Sign up for more!

Protons suffered an emotional breakdown. Gauss said "keep it together" and they haven't decayed since.


#912
0 Comments

Upvote (29) - Downvote (3)

Submitted November 23 -- in Physics -- by big al

Sign up for more!

Gauss knows explicit well-orderings of the reals.


#184
0 Comments

Upvote (45) - Downvote (1)

Submitted April 06 -- in Mathematics -- by Norym

Sign up for more!

Gauss can find a perfect cube larger than 8 in Fibonacci Sequence.


#132
0 Comments

Upvote (24) - Downvote (1)

Submitted April 01 -- in Computer Science -- by sukuya

Sign up for more!

God did invent the Integers, but only because he is Gauss


#203
0 Comments

Upvote (14) - Downvote (35)

Submitted November 23 -- in Miscellaneous -- by Anon

Sign up for more!

Some problems are NP because Gauss doesn't like computers.


#26
0 Comments

Upvote (67) - Downvote (23)

Submitted November 23 -- in Computer Science -- by Matt

Sign up for more!

Guass's p-value never gets larger than 0.01


#953
0 Comments

Upvote (6) - Downvote (8)

Submitted November 28 -- in Statistics -- by Mastermind

Sign up for more!


Your account
Username Password  Remember Me