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Revolution in the Heavens

Lecture no. 3 from the course: Black Holes, Tides, and Curved Spacetime: Understanding Gravity

Revolution in the Heavens

Taught by Professor Benjamin Schumacher | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Drawing on ideas and observations of Nicolaus Copernicus and Tycho Brahe, Johannes Kepler achieved a great insight about gravity by discovering three laws of planetary motion, relating to the mathematics of orbits. The cause of planetary motion, he determined, must lie in the sun.

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