This Day in History

On what he calculated to be April 27, 4977 B.C., the famed astronomer Johannes Kepler posited the universe was created. While modern science offers a different timeline for the cosmos’s birth, Kepler’s attempt highlights the enduring human quest to understand our origins and place in the vast expanse of the universe. His work laid foundational stones for the field of astronomy, bridging the gap between the heavens and humanity through meticulous observation and mathematical precision.