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Carl Friedrich Gauss

Carl Friedrich Gauss

Carl Friedrich Gauss was a German mathematician and scientist who contributed to a number of fields, including magnetism. He pioneered the principle of magnetic induction, the basic principle behind much of the UNSC's weaponry, including MAC cannons.[1] Some such weapons are named after him, for example the M68 Gauss Cannon and the M555 Gauss Cannon.


  • Gauss is pronounced 'ɡaʊs'.


  1. Halo Waypoint, Gauss Technology