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JOHANNES KEPLER
JOHANNES KEPLER
Germany (1571 - 1630)
Johannes Kepler was a German mathematician, astronomer and astrologer, and key figure in the 17th century astronomical 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.
 

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IndyStar.com - November 3, 2009
Indianapolis, INDIANA The Pike High School Planetarium will be part of a NASA event next week.

Winter party-goers hoping for a star-studded bash
This is Lincolnshire - November 3, 2009
Lincolnshire, UK A winter party to celebrate the stars in the sky above Lincolnshire, will bring the universe into sharp focus.

Keremeos Review - November 3, 2009
Penticton BC, CANADA Christmas is coming! If you are considering getting a telescope for the family astronomer, you are probably about to go shopping, and worrying about making the right choice.

How the Moon shines its way into our lives
Cambridge News - November 3, 2009
Cambridge, UK It has been there for billions of years, but 2009 is special for the Moon. Jack Grove found out why astronomers and amateur stargazers in Cambridge are starting to get excited about Earth's satellite once again.

Valdosta State University News - November 2, 2009
Valdosta, GEORGIA Guests at Valdosta State University's planetarium will witness the transformation of astronomy at its upcoming show "Astronomy Grows up -- and out!" at 7:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, in Nevins Hall.

Indian Catholic - November 2, 2009
VATICAN CITY Modernity would benefit from the sense of awe that inspired the fathers of modern science, says Benedict XVI.

Before Galileo
ABC - November 1, 2009
Menngen NT, AUSTRALIA In the International Year of Astronomy, astronomers world-wide are celebrating the 400th anniversary of Galileo turning a telescope to the sky and while some Aboriginal artists and elders are learning from astronomers and seeing a western view of their constellations, they in turn are teaching astronomers their stories and ways they have viewed the stars way before Galileo was born.

The Dakota Student - October 30, 2009
Grand Forks, NORTH DAKOTA Tuesday night, in a tribute to the International Year of Astronomy, Tim Young, associate professor of Physics and Astrophysics gave a talk entitled "Time Travelers."

During International Year of Astronomy, Pope Benedict reflects on Galileo controversy
Examiner.com - October 30, 2009
VATICAN CITY On October 30, Pope Benedict XVI received participants in the conference sponsored by the Specola Vaticana (Vatican Observatory) for the International Year of Astronomy.

Vatican Radio - October 30, 2009
VATICAN CITY Astronomers from around the world arrived in Rome on Friday for a two-day symposium organized by the Governorate of the Vatican City State and the Vatican Observatory. The highlight of the event was a meeting on Friday with Pope Benedict XVI.

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