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 * Contributors:
 *   Nathan Gervais (Eclipse Foundation) - Initial implementation
 *   Eric Poirier (Eclipse Foundation)
 *
 * SPDX-License-Identifier: EPL-2.0
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            <img src="/kepler/images/kepler.png" id="kepler_pic" /><strong>Johannes
              Kepler</strong> (German: <span
              title="Representation in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)">[ˈkʰɛplɐ]</span>;
            December 27, 1571 – November 15, 1630) was a German
            mathematician, astronomer and astrologer. A key figure in
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            his eponymous laws of planetary motion, codified by later
            astronomers, based on his works <em>Astronomia nova</em>, <em>Harmonices
              Mundi</em>, and <em>Epitome of Copernican Astronomy</em>.
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            Newton's theory of universal gravitation.
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          <p>During his career, Kepler was a mathematics teacher at a
            seminary school in Graz, Austria, where he became an
            associate of Prince Hans Ulrich von Eggenberg. Later he
            became an assistant to astronomer Tycho Brahe, and
            eventually the imperial mathematician to Emperor Rudolf II
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            also a mathematics teacher in Linz, Austria, and an adviser
            to General Wallenstein. Additionally, he did fundamental
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