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August 7, 1620

On this day in Twisted-History.com in 1620, German mathematician, astronomer and astrologer Johannes Kepler’s mother, Katharina, was arrested for being a witch and practicing witchcraft. She allegedly caused one woman to become sick and turned one man into a newt. … Continue reading

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March 8, 1618

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! on this date in 1618, Johann Kepler discovered his third Law of Planetary Motion, which state that the square of the orbital period of a planet is proportional to the cube of the semi-major axis … Continue reading

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November 15, 2010

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2010, scientists converged in Prague to exhume the remains of the 16th century astronomer bad-boy Tycho Brahe in an effort to solve the mystery of his sudden death. When he died in 1601, it … Continue reading

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