Johannes Kepler

Kepler the Star Inspector

He Explored Planetary Movement

Johannes Kepler explored planetary movement. He discovered that planets' speed varies and provided a foundation for modern astrology from his theories. Johannes Kepler discovered his first two laws about planetary motion in 1609 and the third in 1619.



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He Contributed to Modern Education

His three Laws of Planetary Motion enable scientists to predict paths that planets will take. Now modern astrology has led us to land on the moon and to learn more about gas giants without exposing our expensive rockets to their tumultuous climates.



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Now People Can See and Learn More about Planets

Kepler invented the Keplerian Telescope, which was an improvement over Galileo's refracting telescope design.





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We Still Use the Tools He Improved

Eyeglasses are commonly used today and telescopes are affordable to most people.




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The Laws of Planetary Motion (with Wikipedia links)