[extropy-chat] Music and Science

pjmanney pj at pj-manney.com
Fri Dec 1 03:21:00 UTC 2006

Thanks so much for this.  It's really, really interesting and the idea that "Kepler discovered the laws of planetary motion while trying to achieve the Pythagorean purpose of finding the harmony of the celestial spheres" (Wiki) is very cool.

In the book it goes!


The Avantguardian wrote:
>Johannes Kepler was greatly inspired by what he though
>of as the "music of the spheres". A concept first
>proposed by Pythagoras the ancient Greek. Kepler's
>three laws of planetary motion still hold their own
>under General Relativity, faring much better than
>Newton's laws in this regard. Here is a site that
>discusses it:

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