Werke: Volume 11, Part 1

Werke: Volume 11, Part 1

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The genius of Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855) and the novelty of his work (published in Latin, German, and occasionally French) in areas as diverse as number theory, probability and astronomy were already widely acknowledged during his lifetime. But it took another three generations of mathematicians to reveal the true extent of his output as they studied Gauss' extensive unpublished papers and his voluminous correspondence. This posthumous twelve-volume collection of Gauss' complete works, published between 1863 and 1933, marks the culmination of their efforts and provides a fascinating account of one of the great scientific minds of the nineteenth century. Volume 11 Part I, which appeared in 1927, supplements volumes 5 to 7 with additional material on physics (particularly magnetism) and both theoretical and practical astronomy. It also contains a substantial amount of scientific correspondence with scholars including Schumacher, Olbers and Bessel.show more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • German
  • 1139058320
  • 9781139058322

Table of contents

Physik. Nachtrage zum Bande V: Mechanik, Mass und Messen: Amtliche Berichte; Briefwechsel; Magnetismus und Galvanismus: Amtlicher Bericht; Nachlass; Briefwechsel; Dioptrik: Nachlass; Briefwechsel; Vermischtes zur Physik: Zur Akustik; Elektrizitat und Magnetismus; Chronologie. Nachtrage zu Band VI: Veroffentlichungen; Nachlass; Theoretische Astronomie. Nachtrage zu den Banden VI und VII: Praktische und Spharische Astronomie. Nachtrage zu Band VI: Astronomische Beobachtungen aus der Braunschweiger Zeit; Verschiedene Beobachtungen in Gottingen; UEber das Kreismikrometer; UEber das Heliometer; Berichte und Antrage zur Anschaffung von Instrumenten fur die Gottinger Sternwarte; Bestimmungen des Sonnendurchmessers am Mittagsfernrohr; UEber den Repsoldschen Meridiankreis; Beobachtungen am Reichenbachschen Meridiankreis; Verschiedenes zur spharischen und praktischen Astronomie; Bewegung des Sonnensystems: Veroffentlichungen und Briefwechsel; Zeichnungen und Tabellen; Bemerkungen des Bearbeiters; Berichtigungen und Erganzungen zu Band XI.1; Bemerkungen zu Band XI.1.show more