Month: June 2004



There is something about a poet which leads us to believe that he died, in many cases, as long as 20 years before his birth. — James Thurber

A last bit of erudition for the night

Natural world

I only gave Kepler’s first 2 laws of planetary motion this morning. The reason for this is those were the only two listed in the Astronomia Nova, which is the book I was concerned with in my paper. The third one follows. One must strive for completion in these things. And I knew how disappointed that you all were that I’d only put down 2 laws… Kepler’s laws of planetary motion – Wikipedia, the free […]