Those who follow this site for optics and history of science posts should take at look at this nice post by The Renaissance Mathematicus. It covers the contributions of Johannes Kepler (1571-1630) to the modern theory of optics. Kepler is most known for his astronomical observations, but optics and astronomy go hand-in-hand, for obvious reasons!
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