The early 17th century was a tumultuous time for scientists in Europe. Explore the process that Johannes Kepler undertook when he formulated his three laws of planetary motion. Kepler’s laws were crucial in the understanding of our solar system dynamics. This video presents the story of Johannes Kepler and Tycho Brahe, who worked together at […]

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In 1611, Kepler proposed that the closest sphere packing has a maximum density of pi/(3sqrt(2)) approx 74%), this became known as Kepler conjecture. Sure Buckminster Fuller (1975) claimed to have a proof, but…

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Join schoolies from The Episcopal High School of Baton Rouge, LA with problem 14 from the “Additional Problems about Gravity Worksheet” – Kepler’s Laws a Quest on Circular Motion and Gravity.

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In 1611, Kepler proposed that the closest sphere packing has a maximum density of pi/(3sqrt(2)) approx 74%). This assertion is known as the Kepler conjecture Listen to Simon Singh describe it in this BBC Radio 4 program.

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Watch a selection of video clips about Johannes Kepler’s laws of planetary motion. From animated journeys through the new astronomy of maths and celestial physics to serious Havard lectures. Leave comments or suggest your own favorites and more…

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