From: The Renaissance Mathematicus”:

At the beginning of the month physicist and popular science writer, Paul Halpern posted the following tweet:


“Kepler’s remarkable Somnium, one of the 1st sci-fi stories, later used as evidence in his mother’s witchcraft trial”

Now knowing a thing or two about Kepler’s Johannes and his more than bizarre life, I’ve even written a post on the witchcraft trial, I tweeted back:

It wasn’t used as evidence in his mother’s trial

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