Kepler's Physical Astronomy

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Kepler's Physical Astronomy - Stephenson, Bruce

From Hipparchus and Ptolemy in the ancient world, through Copernicus and Brahe in the sixteenth century, astronomers had used geometrical models to give a kinematic account of the movements of the sun, moon, and planets. Johannes Kepler revolutionized this most ancient of sciences by being the first to understand astronomy as a part of physics. By ...

Kepler's Physical Astronomy 1994, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691036526

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