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Johannes Kepler

Astronomer, Mathematician (27-Dec-1571 — 15-Nov-1630)


James A. Connor. Kepler's Witch: An Astronomer's Discovery of Cosmic Order Amid Religious War, Political Intrigue, and the Heresy Trial of His Mother. New York: Harper San Francisco. 2004. 402pp.

Josuha Gilder; Anne-Lee Gilder. Heavenly Intrigue: Johannes Kepler, Tycho Brahe, & the Murder Behind One of History's Greatest Scientific Discoveries. New York: Doubleday. 2004. 304pp.

Ernst Goldbeck. Keplers Lehre von der Gravitation: ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der mechanischen Weltanschauung. Halle: Max Niemeyer. 1896. 52pp. Language: German.


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  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.821)

  7. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.553)

  8. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.79)

  9. Slavonic Encyclopedia (p.575)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.275)

  11. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.373)

  12. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.267)

  13. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.166)

  14. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.291)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.145)

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