Johannes Kepler

 

Kepler, Johannes

Biographical Sketch of Johannes Kepler

Johannes Kepler was a German mathematician, astronomer, and astrologer. As a key advocate in the 17th century scientific revolution, Kepler is best known for his publications Astronomia nova, Harmonices Mundi and Epitome of Copernican Astronomy – observations that provided the foundations for Isaac Newton‘s theory of universal gravitation.

Born in Germany, 1571-1630
Physicist
Founder of Laws of Planetary Motion

Kepler’s Declarations

“Great is God our Lord, great is His power and there is no end to His wisdom”.

“Great is God our Lord, great is His power and there is no end to His wisdom”.

“I am a Christian.”

“Let my name perish if only the name of God the Father is thereby elevated.”

“The kind Creator who brought forth nature out of nothing.”

“The world of nature, the world of man, the world of God—all three fit together”.

“I had the intention of becoming a theologian … but now I see how God is, by my endeavor’s, also glorified in astronomy, for ‘the heavens declare the glory of God.’”

“In Him is all refuge, all solace”.

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