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Johannes Kepler: Context

Johannes Kepler was born December 27, 1571 and died November 15, 1630. Johannes Kepler, continuing Brahe’s work, discovered that planetary orbits are ellipses with varying levels of eccentricity instead of perfect circles. This helped him predict planetary positions and discover three laws of planetary motion. Kepler’s discoveries helped solidify the theory that planets move around […] Continue reading

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