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Johannes Kepler : discovering the laws of celestial motion

Author: William J Boerst
Publisher: Greensboro, N.C. : Morgan Reynolds Pub., ©2003.
Series: Renaissance scientists.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A biography of Johannes Kepler, the seventeenth-century German astronomer and mathematician who formulated the three laws of planetary motion.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Johannes Kepler; Johannes Kepler; Johannes Kepler; Johannes Kepler
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William J Boerst
ISBN: 1883846986 9781883846985
OCLC Number: 51566686
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Retreat into studies --
Cosmological mystery --
Matchmaking in love and politics --
Tycho's shadow --
New astronomy --
Fame at the mercy of fate --
Chaos --
Harmonies and dissonances --
Witches and war --
Skybound.
Series Title: Renaissance scientists.
Responsibility: William J. Boerst.
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A biography of Johannes Kepler, the seventeenth-century German astronomer and mathematician who formulated the three laws of planetary motion.

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