Johannes Kepler

Data di nascita 17 Giugno 1588
Data di morte 15 Novembre 1630
In: Ratisbona

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He was a German astronomer, mathematician, and astrologer.
He is a key figure in the 17th-century scientific revolution, best known for his laws of planetary motion, and his books Astronomia nova, Harmonices Mundi, and Epitome Astronomiae Copernicanae.
These works also provided one of the foundations for Newton's theory of universal gravitation.

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