Johannes Kepler

(1571—1630) German astronomer

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(1571–1630) German astronomer,

who in 1594 became a mathematics teacher in Graz, where he learned of the work of Copernicus. In 1600 he went to work for Tycho Brahe in Prague. It was there that he worked out Kepler's laws of planetary motion, for which he is best remembered.

Subjects: Science and Mathematics — Arts and Humanities.

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