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RH-20985-91

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, VA 24061-2000)
Peter Barker (Project Director: 10/16/1990 to present)

Kepler's Unification of Physics and Astronomy

To support a study of Johannes Kepler's accomplishments in astronomy and phy- sics that will clarify the pivotal role of his thought in the transition from Renaissance humanism to modern science during the 16th and 17th centuries.

Project fields:
History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Program:
Humanities, Science, and Technology

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$96,000 (approved)
$95,967 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1992 – 12/31/1994