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GAUSS YEAR 2005: "As lightning strikes, the riddle has been solved"
Marietta Fuhrmann-Koch public relation
The famous scholar worked for half a century at the Göttingen University Observatory: With his research in the fields of mathematics, astronomy, physics, geodesy and geophysics, Carl Friedrich Gauß (1777 to 1855) caused a worldwide sensation in his time; his discoveries have had an impact up to the present day, such as his calculation of the orbit of the minor planet Ceres. Under the heading "How lightning strikes, the riddle has been solved", the city, the university and the Gauß Society invite you to an exhibition on "Carl Friedrich Gauß in Göttingen". Historical research instruments, valuable manuscripts and printed works as well as portraits and objects from the everyday life of Gauß can be seen from February 23 to May 15, 2005 in the old town hall. The presentation is part of the program of events for GAUSSYEAR 2005 and will open on Wednesday, February 23, 2003.
Göttingen, February 16, 2005 / No. 56/2005
GAUSSJAHR 2005: "As lightning strikes, the riddle has been solved"
Exhibition: Carl Friedrich Gauß in Göttingen - opening on February 23 in the old town hall
(pug) The famous scholar worked at the Göttingen University Observatory for half a century: With his research in the fields of mathematics, astronomy, physics, geodesy and geophysics, Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777 to 1855) aroused worldwide excitement in his time Stir; his discoveries have an effect up to our present day, for example his calculation of the orbit of the minor planet Ceres. Under the heading "How lightning strikes, the riddle has been solved", the city, university and Gauß Society invite you to an exhibition on "Carl Friedrich Gauß in Göttingen". Historical research instruments, valuable manuscripts and printed works as well as portraits and objects from the everyday life of Gauß can be seen from February 23 to May 15, 2005 in the old town hall. The presentation is part of the event program for the GAUSSY YEAR 2005 and will open on Wednesday, February 23, 2003.
The Lower Saxony Minister for Science and Culture, Lutz Stratmann, gives a welcoming address at the beginning of the opening event, as does the Lord Mayor of Göttingen, Jürgen Danielowski, and the President of the Georg-August University, Prof. Dr. Kurt of Figura. Subsequently, Prof. Dr. Yuri Tschinkel, holder of the Gauß Chair for Pure Mathematics, and Prof. Dr. Stefan Dreizler, Director of the University Observatory, introduce the exhibition sponsored by the Lower Saxony Foundation. Jazzaffair with Birgit and Karsten von Lüpke (vocals and piano) create the musical framework program. The event takes place in the Great Hall in the Old Town Hall and starts at 7.30 p.m.
The exhibition is coordinated and supervised by the Göttingen State and University Library. The exhibits include Gauss' personal handheld telescope and a replica of the Gauß-Weber telegraph - the world's first telegraph connection - as well as drawings by the scientist and his characteristic house cap. Computer-animated virtual presentations and PC workstations make the research work and discoveries of the Göttingen scholar comprehensible in a clear way. Games and handicrafts for children complement the presentation, which is also accompanied by a lecture program on several Saturdays. The start will be made on March 5, 2005 by Dr. Ernst Boehme. The head of the Göttingen City Archives will speak in the Old Town Hall about "Göttingen at the time of Carl Friedrich Gauß".
Opening times: Tuesday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission costs three euros, with a reduced price of two euros. Guided tours and school class registrations can be arranged by calling (0551) 39-2456. A leaflet provides information about the exhibition and the lecture program. It will be available at various locations in the city and the university and is available on the Internet at http://www.gaussjahr.de/pdf/flyer_ausstellung.pdf. A catalog and CD-ROM will also be published for the presentation. Information on the GAUSSYEAR 2005 is available on the Internet at http://www.gaussjahr.de.
Dr. Silke Glitsch
Lower Saxony State and University Library Göttingen
Platz der Göttinger Sieben 1, 37073 Göttingen
Telephone (0551) 39-2456, Fax (0551) 39-5222
e-mail: [email protected]
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