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Understanding Solar System Dynamics: Orbits and Kepler’s Laws


The early 17th century was a tumultuous time for scientists in Europe. There were religious and political hurdles, competing models of the solar system, incorrect theories of orbits and little accumulation of data on planets in general.

Explore the process that Johannes Kepler undertook when he formulated his three laws of planetary motion.

Kepler’s laws were crucial in the better understanding of our solar system dynamics and instrumental in Isaac Newton deriving his theory of universal gravitation.

Come. Let’s explore.


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