Died: February 23, 1855, Göttingen, Germany
Carl Friedrich Gauss was a German mathematician who made significant contributions to many fields, including number theory, algebra, statistics, analysis, differential geometry, geodesy, ...
She is beautiful. The elegance of her equations, the confidence in her movement, sure footed forgiveness for all to see. Proof through abstraction defines itself and Mathematics tends to these patterns, an aesthetic worthy of myelination.
If there is such a think a profession should be tormented with an outcome with no explanation. Intuitions are like pumps, according to Daniel Dennett they are often abused.