Johannes Kepler - The man who discovered the law of planetary motion

15 May 2020  Fri

Johannes Kepler was a mathematician, astrologer, and astronomer. He was born on December 27th in 1571 in Germany. Today on 15th May 1618 – Johannes Kepler confirms his previously rejected discovery of the third law of planetary motion (he first discovered it on March 8 but soon rejected the idea after some initial calculations were made).

He is widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in the scientific revolution that occurred in the 17th century. He is best known for the laws of planetary motion that he developed, which were the foundations of Newton’s theories about gravity.

Kepler was also a well-regarded investor. He invented eyeglasses, Kepler Telescope, Rudolphine Tables, Astronomia Nova and Log Books.

Many postage stamps from around the world have issued as an ode to the great Johannes Kepler. Czech Republic issued a set of stamps of 17 Czech Koruna to honor this great person. It depicts the bust of Johannes Kepler and the law of the planetary motion.

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