Johannes Kepler

By: Megan Wooten

"Kepler's planetary motion revolution"

What did he do?

In the early 1600s he discovered and demonstrated that the Earth orbits the Sun. He also revealed planet paths are not perfect circles.
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3 Laws of Planetary Motion

(Kepler's Laws)

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How do we use that discovery today?

-It marked a key step in the revolution of science.

-Astrobiologist and Astrinimers use this in their studies.

Other Facts about him

-He is German

-First studied to become a Lutheran minister at University of Tubingen

-Also studied the work of Copernicus

-Also created glasses for near and farsighted people

-Explained how the telescope works

-Raises in the Greek Geometric Tradition