American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Kepler, Johannes 1571-1630. German astronomer and mathematician. Considered the founder of modern astronomy, he formulated three laws to describe how the planets revolve around the sun.
- n. German astronomer who first stated laws of planetary motion (1571-1630)
“Kepler is what Americans want from NASA and its engineers.”
“Kepler is a very nice break from the money and time drain of ISS and Shuttle.”
“Remember, Kepler is not studying every star ... just those that most closely resemble our own sun.”
“LOL Kepler is a science payload, your a rocket launcher.”
“Kepler is doing fine without you, it is next door to me.”
“And Flash, Kepler is doing fine without you, it is next door to me.”
“Kepler is designed to find up to 600 earth-like planets in space.”
“As missions go, the name Kepler might one day be just as famous as Hubble or Apollo, which are legendary for changing the course of history with their scientific breakthroughs.”
“Once I heard him mumble this to himself in German: "Kepler perceived a little, he saw dimly; Newton comprehended the easy half; but Anderwelt,”
“Nvidia said the next generation of its chips, dubbed Kepler, would be smaller and would offer much more speed when released in the second half of next year.”
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