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|If we want to compare him to some great god of the past, the first who springs to |
mind is that prince of mathematicians, Gauss: both published very few papers, in
keeping with the motto pauca sed matura, few but good, and both kept results in ...
G. Waldo Dunnington - 2004 - 537 pages
|Dirichlet's lasting legacy is undoubtedly that he made Gauss's number theory |
comprehensible to the small but ... out by May that Gauss's motto 'Pauca, sed
matura' (Few, but ripe) tends to obscure the fact that Gauss wrote a very great
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|solutions that I have so far given to the first equation would no longer be but one |
could takejc=l, y=2, and i=ğI. It is, however, possible that there may be no ... "
Pauca sed matura", (few but ripe), which had been Gauss's motto, became
Smith's also. ... He corrected an error in Riemann's work and showed by an
ingenious example that the scope of the new theory was not quite so great as
some had claimed.
|It was possible to obtain only a very few exact observations of Ceres' positions in |
the course of its motion around the sun ... he was a perfectionist and never found
his work good enough; they point to his motto, Pauca sed matura (Few but ripe).
|Every student in an elementary astronomy course hears of it today, but Struve |
had never encountered it in his Yerkes ... motto of the great mathematician-
astronomer Carl F. Gauss, "pauca sed matura" (few [papers] but definitive THE
|He followed exactly the motto of the great mathematician and onetime Gottingen |
Observatory director Carl Friedrich Gauss, "pauca sed matura" (few [papers] but
ripe [ones]).5 By 1937 Baade had found that the best method was to use a "half- ...
|Perhaps his motto pauca sed matura (few but ripe) had something to do with it. |
For more on this issue see , ... The younger Bolyai was greatly disappointed
and died without proper recognition of his great achievement. However, Gauss
|writing out his book, Disquisitiones Arithmaticas Gauss had drafted and redrafted |
parts of it before sending them to the press ; and he used to say that his motto*
was Pauca sed matura, i.e., "little but mature." But this mental attitude became ...
Anthony O'Hear - 1999 - 445 pages
|Gauss was always very reluctant to publish anything, and adopted as his motto |
pauca sed matura few but ripe. His published works were short and highly
polished. His successors in the great German mathematical tradition adopted the
Piet C. van der Kruit, Gerry Gilmore - 1995 - 472 pages
|Hubble was technically not a very good observer, but more than made up for it |
with his creative ideas; Baade was a superb technical observer who had
extremely creative ... His publications were like Gauss's, "pauca sed matura" (few