From the September 2010 issue

Kepler, the man

Johannes Kepler was a brilliant mathematician who contributed to many areas of science.
By | Published: September 27, 2010
Johannes Kepler
Copy of anonymous 1610 portrait

Johannes Kepler is best known for his three laws that described planetary motion. However, as the author of November’s “The Kepler spacecraft’s search for other worlds” mentioned, Kepler (the man) dabbled in many other areas of science.