Friday, July 11, 2014

Fact of the Day: Kepler Orbit

Johannes Kepler was a German scientist who figured out the laws of planetary motion. His work would later serve as a foundation for Isaac Newton's theory of universal gravitation. 

18 comments:

Bob Bushell said...

Good for him.

Anna-Alina said...

Interesting. I even didn't know about him.

Margaret D said...

Clever man.

Pilar Domínguez said...

Interesting question! Kisses:)

Pat Hatt said...

Never knew about him, guess Newton stole all the press

Al Penwasser said...

Well, Newton invented a cookie which is something Kepler can never claim.
Sorry, that was just stupid.

Unknown said...

Great man!!

stephen Hayes said...

Such a big head yet tiny hands. I guess astronomers don't need big hands.

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

I knew that!
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Lucy said...

I knew that! Happy weekend Adam! Lucy www.tpinkcarpet.com

Dascha said...

Wow, that's nice :-) Have a great weekend.

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Holy Ghost Writer said...

I knew that one, shame many don't

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Smart man!

Fundy Blue said...

I can't imagine what it would be like to have such a mind! Wow!

Theresa Mahoney said...

Add me to the list of those who don't know this man. Thanks for the info!

Gloria Baker said...

Really interesting Adam!

bj said...

Seems I've heard of him...probably way back a hundred yrs ago when I was in high school. :)