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Planetary Science

# Who showed that gravity can explain all the planets movements?

## Answer

###### Wiki User

###### 07/17/2009

Kepler showed that three simple statements (Kepler's 'Laws')
could explain all the planetary motions that Tycho had observed and
recorded. Sir Isaac Newton ... after postulating the law of
gravitation ... showed that the existence of gravity, in the form
he wrote it, would naturally **lead** to Kepler's Laws.

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