Johannes Kepler: And the New Astronomy

@inproceedings{Voelkel1999JohannesKA,
  title={Johannes Kepler: And the New Astronomy},
  author={James R. Voelkel},
  year={1999}
}
Johannes Kepler (1571-1630) is remembered, along with Copernicus and Galileo, as one of the greatest Renaissance astronomers. A gifted analytical thinker, he made major contributions to physics, astronomy, and mathematics. Kepler was trained as a theologian, yet did not hesitate to challenge church doctrine and prevailing scientific beliefs by supporting the theory of a Sun-centered solar system. As Imperial Mathematician to the Holy Roman Emperor, he analyzed the precise observations of the… CONTINUE READING