4/21/2011

Johann Kepler's Short Biography

Kepler, Johann (1571-1630):
German astronomer and mathematics teacher. Kepler studied under
Tycho Brahe. Kepler was to formulate laws that "formed the groundwork of Newton's discoveries, and are the starting point of modern astronomy. It is for his "Third Law" for which he is most known, viz., "the square of a planet's periodic time is proportional to the cube of its mean distance from the sun."
 
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4/21/2011

Johann Kepler's Short Biography

Kepler, Johann (1571-1630):
German astronomer and mathematics teacher. Kepler studied under
Tycho Brahe. Kepler was to formulate laws that "formed the groundwork of Newton's discoveries, and are the starting point of modern astronomy. It is for his "Third Law" for which he is most known, viz., "the square of a planet's periodic time is proportional to the cube of its mean distance from the sun."
 
 source : Biographies
 
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