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Historical Astronomers in Context

Johannes Kepler is arguably one of the most important astronomers in history.  Kepler was born on December 27, 1571 and died on November 15, 1630.  During his lifetime he was an apprentice to the famous astronomer Tycho Brahe, continuing Brahe’s work after his death. During this time Kepler developed his three laws of planetary motion, […] Continue reading

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