AP Physics C - Unit 11, Gauss's Law

Carl Friedrich Gauss was one of the greatest mathematicians ever, and made important contributions to science in the 1800s. He (along with Faraday and others) laid much of the groundwork for Maxwell's synthesis of electricity and magnetism, encapsulated in four beautiful equations, of which Gauss's Law,

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Gauss (the unit)

Gaussian Function (the famous Bell Curve)

Concise summary of Gauss's mathematical achievements