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Who first proposed the theory of tidal locking?

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Who first identified $\frac{n}{\ln(n)}$ as an approximation of a prime counting function?

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Gauss's anticipation of quaternions and their relation to congruences

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is there an online archive of all of Gauss' works?

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Meaning of passages by Gauss on the "convergence of expansions (in infinite series) of the (elliptical) equation of the center"?

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How did Gauss overcome the problem of curvature of sunlight rays when he developed his heliotrope?

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Did Gauss know Jacobi's four squares theorem?

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Where in Gauss's nachlass apears his sketch of a geometric proof for the biquadratic reciprocity law?

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What were Gauss's results on the attraction of homogenous ellipsoids in his paper from 1813?

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Did Gauss know the residues theorem in complex analysis in 1811?

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Several questions about Gauss's mathematical conception of braids

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Did Gauss formulate, or at least know of, the full essence of the Gauss-Bonnet Theorem?

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Reference request for Gauss's original discovery of the special property of the $j$ function

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What was the optical problem discussed and solved by Gauss in his 1831 letter to Brandes?

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Meaning of certain identities of Gauss on theta functions

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Several questions about Gauss's contributions to observational astronomy

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Where in Gauss's nachlass did he pose the problem of connectedness of a surface?

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Was Gauss aware of the non-euclidean implications of his work on moduler forms?

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Question about Gauss's contributions to the theory of electric circuits

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Question about Gauss's contributions to the theory of electric circuits

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Several questions about Gauss's contributions to electromagnetism

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What mathematical techniques Gauss used in order to tessellate the unit disk?

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Did Gauss's expression for the differential of the hyperbolic volume of the tetrahedron agree with later results?

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Explanation of Gauss's late fragments dealing with "the conformal image of the ellipse"