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Johannes Kepler New Astronomy
This translation of Johannes Kepler's "New Astronomy", written in 1609, sweeps aside the deductive geometrical approach to astronomy used since ancient times; rejects the uniform circular motions previously used; and attempts to use accurate observations and physical theory.
Published November 26th 1992 by Cambridge University Press
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Johannes Kepler (German pronunciation: [ˈkɛplɐ]) was a German mathematician, astronomer and astrologer, and key figure in the 17th century scientific revolution. He is best known for his eponymous laws of planetary motion, codified by later astronomers, based on his works Astronomia nova, Harmonices Mundi, and Epitome of Copernican Astronomy. These works also provided one of the foundations for Is ...more