Some of Johannes Kepler's inventions are the refracting telescope, eyeglass lenses, Rudolphine tables, log books and the discovery of a supernova. His works and ideas guided many famous scientists like Isaac Newton to de... More »

Johannes Kepler was the founder of celestial mechanics and was the first person to design eyeglasses for near and far-nearsightedness. He made many other contributions to the field of science. More »

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Some of the contributions of Johannes Kepler include explanation of planetary movement, invention of an improved version of the refracting telescope and authorship of a number of books. He is highly regarded as an astron... More »

Some of the contributions of Johannes Kepler include explanation of planetary movement, invention of an improved version of the refracting telescope and authorship of a number of books. He is highly regarded as an astron... More »

Johannes Kepler was the founder of celestial mechanics and was the first person to design eyeglasses for near and far-nearsightedness. He made many other contributions to the field of science. More »

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Johannes Kepler died in Regensburg, Germany on November 15, 1630, after a short battle with an illness, most likely a fever. His death occurred while he was on his way home to Sagan, Germany to collect a debt. More »

Notable inventions of the 1980s include the hepatitis-B vaccine, MS-DOS, IBM-PC, the scanning tunneling microscope, the human growth hormone, The Apple Lisa, contact lenses, Cabbage Patch Kids dolls, CD-ROM and the Apple... More »