Johannes Kepler

Johannes Kepler

Sunrise: December 27, 1571

Sunset: November 15, 1630

Born in Weli Der Stadt, Germany.


Johannes Kepler, attended Johannes University Of Tubingen

Received his Bachelors Degree at the age of 17 ; and Masters at 20!

He was responsible for Kepler's Laws of Planetary motion.

They are:

1) For an object A which follows an elliptical orbit around object B, the object B is at one of the two foci of the ellipse.

2) A line joining object A and B sweeps out equal areas for equal time intervals.

3) (Orbital period of Object A)2 = k x (semi-major axis)3

Johannes Kepler

Johannes Kepler: The Laws of Planetary Motion was the greatest contribution to science. These laws had an enormous impact on scientific thinking, providing the ground work for the Sir Isaac Newton's later work on universal gravitation. Mr.Kepler was A Brilliant young man. Especially receiving a Bachelors Degree as the age of 17. Now a days kids are 17, and barely getting through the 9th grade.