31 relations: Aphorism, Carl Friedrich Gauss, Christian August Hausen, Duchy of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Electorate of Saxony, Epigram, Farkas Bolyai, Fellow of the Royal Society, Göttingen, Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, Georg Simon Klügel, Germany, Habilitation, Heinrich Wilhelm Brandes, János Bolyai, Johann Christian Martin Bartels, Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben, Johann Friedrich Pfaff, Johann Tobias Mayer, Joseph Kürschner, Kästner (crater), Leipzig, Leipzig University, Mathematician, Mathematics, Moon, Notary, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Textbook, Tobias Mayer, University of Göttingen.
An aphorism (from Greek ἀφορισμός: aphorismos, denoting "delimitation", "distinction", and "definition") is a concise, terse, laconic, and/or memorable expression of a general truth or principle.
Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss (Gauß; Carolus Fridericus Gauss; 30 April 177723 February 1855) was a German mathematician and physicist who made significant contributions to many fields, including algebra, analysis, astronomy, differential geometry, electrostatics, geodesy, geophysics, magnetic fields, matrix theory, mechanics, number theory, optics and statistics.
Christian August Hausen (1693–1743) was a German mathematician who is known for his research on electricity.
The Duchy of Brunswick-Lüneburg (Herzogtum Braunschweig-Lüneburg), or more properly the Duchy of Brunswick and Lüneburg, was an historical duchy that existed from the late Middle Ages to the Early Modern era within the Holy Roman Empire.
The Electorate of Saxony (Kurfürstentum Sachsen, also Kursachsen) was a state of the Holy Roman Empire established when Emperor Charles IV raised the Ascanian duchy of Saxe-Wittenberg to the status of an Electorate by the Golden Bull of 1356.
An epigram is a brief, interesting, memorable, and sometimes surprising or satirical statement.
Farkas Bolyai (9 February 1775 – 20 November 1856; also known as Wolfgang Bolyai in Germany) was a Hungarian mathematician, mainly known for his work in geometry.
Fellowship of the Royal Society (FRS, ForMemRS and HonFRS) is an award granted to individuals that the Royal Society judges to have made a "substantial contribution to the improvement of natural knowledge, including mathematics, engineering science and medical science".
Göttingen (Low German: Chöttingen) is a university city in Lower Saxony, Germany.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1 July 1742 – 24 February 1799) was a German physicist, satirist, and Anglophile.
Georg Simon Klügel (August 19, 1739 – August 4, 1812) was a German mathematician and physicist.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
Habilitation defines the qualification to conduct self-contained university teaching and is the key for access to a professorship in many European countries.
Heinrich Wilhelm Brandes (July 27, 1777 – May 17, 1834) was a German physicist, meteorologist, and astronomer.
János Bolyai (15 December 1802 – 27 January 1860) or Johann Bolyai, was a Hungarian mathematician, one of the founders of non-Euclidean geometry — a geometry that differs from Euclidean geometry in its definition of parallel lines.
Johann Christian Martin Bartels (12 August 1769 –) was a German mathematician.
Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben was a German naturalist from Quedlinburg.
Johann Friedrich Pfaff (sometimes spelled Friederich; 22 December 1765 – 21 April 1825) was a German mathematician.
Johann Tobias Mayer (5 May 1752 – 30 November 1830) was a German physicist.
Joseph Kürschner (20 September 1853, in Gotha – 29 July 1902, on a journey to Huben) was a German author and editor most often cited for his critical edition of classics from German literature.
Kästner is a lunar impact crater that is located near the eastern limb of the Moon, to the southwest of the Mare Smythii.
Leipzig is the most populous city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany.
Leipzig University (Universität Leipzig), in Leipzig in the Free State of Saxony, Germany, is one of the world's oldest universities and the second-oldest university (by consecutive years of existence) in Germany.
A mathematician is someone who uses an extensive knowledge of mathematics in his or her work, typically to solve mathematical problems.
Mathematics (from Greek μάθημα máthēma, "knowledge, study, learning") is the study of such topics as quantity, structure, space, and change.
The Moon is an astronomical body that orbits planet Earth and is Earth's only permanent natural satellite.
A notary is a person licensed by the government to perform acts in legal affairs, in particular witnessing signatures on documents.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences or Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien is one of the Royal Academies of Sweden.
A textbook or coursebook (UK English) is a manual of instruction in any branch of study.
Tobias Mayer (17 February 1723 – 20 February 1762) was a German astronomer famous for his studies of the Moon.
The University of Göttingen (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, GAU, known informally as Georgia Augusta) is a public research university in the city of Göttingen, Germany.