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P10-05: Kepler's Laws

P10-05: Kepler's Laws

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Newton is not the only one with laws, in fact, he wasn't even the first.  These are the Three Laws of Planetary Motion derived by Johannes Kepler.

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ASSIGNMENT

Aside from my video, here are two clips from The Day the Universe Changed. You don't need to know the history, but it's too interesting to miss!  For the 2nd Law, I mention Conservation of Angular Momentum.  Here is a link to that video lesson: ANGULAR MOMENTUM.

Source: Burke, J. (Writer). (1985). Infinitely Reasonable: Science Revises the Heavens [Television series episode]. In The Day the Universe Changed. London: BBC.

Explanation of Kepler's Three Laws of Planetary Motion

Mathematical Proof of Kepler's Third Law

Tycho Brahe

Source: BURKE, J. (WRITER). (1985). INFINITELY REASONABLE: SCIENCE REVISES THE HEAVENS [TELEVISION SERIES EPISODE]. IN THE DAY THE UNIVERSE CHANGED. LONDON: BBC

Johannes Kepler

Source: BURKE, J. (WRITER). (1985). INFINITELY REASONABLE: SCIENCE REVISES THE HEAVENS [TELEVISION SERIES EPISODE]. IN THE DAY THE UNIVERSE CHANGED. LONDON: BBC