Astronomer Johannes Kepler

Astronomer Johannes Kepler

German astronomer Johannes Kepler, born December 27, 1571, is considered the father of modern astronomy.

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    Kepler founded the theory of planetary motion. (0:17)

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    He was both deeply religious and scientific, and credited God with his successful career. (0:50)

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    It was Kepler who said the Earth and other planets followed an ellipses around the Sun. (1:14)

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