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A Doodle celebrating the birthday of Carl Friedrich Gauss, issued by Google on April 30th, 2018

«Wunderkind»

One of the greatest mathematical geniuses who ever lived was undoubtedly the German Carl Friedrich Gauss, born in Brunswick in 1777 and died in Göttingen in 1855

Born into a very modest family, with an authoritarian father totally disinterested in his son’s mathematical talent, Gauss was nevertheless a child prodigy, a wunderkind, as…

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Michele Diodati

Michele Diodati

Science writer with a lifelong passion for astronomy and comparisons between different scales of magnitude.