Entry 93 in Gauss's famous mathematical diary states - "solution of a problem in ballistics". What is the problem in ballistics that Gauss solved? can someone give a reliable source to what Gauss actually solved?

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    $\begingroup$ If you read German, I can look in his complete works and search for you. $\endgroup$ – Alexandre Eremenko Sep 25 '15 at 23:43
  • $\begingroup$ I don't read german, so i need someone to explain to me what he did. $\endgroup$ – user2554 Sep 26 '15 at 7:33
  • $\begingroup$ In his commentary on Gauss's diary Gray skips entry 93, which suggests that no details are known. books.google.com/… $\endgroup$ – Conifold Sep 29 '15 at 0:55

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