Kepler extracted from Tycho Brahé’s punctilious measurements the three great planetary laws which we now call by his name. These experiments provide ways of explaining the vital second law.
- Drawing ellipses to represent orbits
- Illustration of an elliptical orbit
- Kepler's Second Law on ice
- Kepler's Second Law with a whirling bung
- Kepler's Second Law using a dry ice puck
- Kepler's Second Law using a centripetal force kit
- Kepler’s Second Law using the rotation of a stool