The Kepler Memorial in Graz

Longuet-Higgins, Michael
December 2011
Mathematical Intelligencer;Dec2011, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p48
Academic Journal
The article features mathematics teacher Johannes Kepler, who was born in December 1571 in the small town of Weil der Stadt in Germany. It says that the first appointment of Kepler was a mathematics teacher at the Protestant monastery school in Graz, Austria, after he graduated at the University of Tübingen. It adds that Kepler was also a prolific author of the three laws of planetary motion and has made significant contributions to optics.


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