I am pleased to report that Oxford users now have access to the online Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography.
The Dictionary of Scientific Biography is supplemented by the New Dictionary of Scientific Biography with an additional 775 completely new entries which include scientists deceased since 1980, figures omitted from the original and “postscript” commentaries that detail new research on great scientists of the past.
Today’s Biography of Day …
…is Johannes Kepler, the German astronomer and mathematician (b. 1571, d 1630)
15 November is the 383rd anniversary of his death. Kepler’s work on the laws of motion were hugely influential on Robert Hooke and Isaac Newton. Check out his biography now!