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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.

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  • n. German astronomer who first stated laws of planetary motion (1571-1630)

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