kepler kepler  /ˈkɛ plər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) German astronomer who first stated laws of planetary motion (1571-1630)

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News

  1. NVIDIA to License Kepler and Future GPU IP to 3rd Parties

    Earlier today NVIDIA announced that it would begin licensing its Kepler GPU architecture to 3rd parties. This is a sensible next step for NVIDIA, but an unprecedented one among the two remaining discrete PC GPU suppliers. Note that what NVIDIA is announcing today is contrary to AMD’s semi-custom approach to SoC production. AMD is offering to build (semi) custom tailored silicon to customer needs ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: AnandTech

  2. Kepler headed to Kernels; end of line for Buxton?

    CEDAR RAPIDS – Read into this any way you’d like. The Cedar Rapids Kernels will announce the addition of outfielder Max Kepler to their active roster for the beginning of the Midwest League ‘s second half Thursday night.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Gazette

  3. Ailing Kepler telescope spots 503 new potential alien planets

    By Mike WallSpace.comNASA's Kepler spacecraft has spotted 503 new potential alien worlds, some of which may be capable of supporting life as we know it."Some of these new planet candidates are small, and some reside in the habitable zone of their stars, but much work remains to be done to verify these results," Kepler mission manager Roger Hunter, of NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

Quotes

  1. "Kepler is a critical cornerstone in understanding what types of planets are formed around other stars," said exoplanet hunter Debra Fischer of San Francisco State University in California. "The discoveries that emerge will be used...
    on Feb 19, 2009 By: Debra Fischer Source: Science Daily (press release)

  2. "It's just false," Noll said. "You go back to (Isaac) Newton and (Johannes) Kepler, the founders of early modern science were theists of one sort or another."
    on May 15, 2008 By: Mark Noll Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

  3. "I think we would be absolutely astonished if Kepler didn't find any Earth-like planets," said astronomer Alan Boss with the Carnegie Institution of Washington. "I think we're going to find that the number of Earths is quite large."
    on Mar 6, 2009 By: Alan Boss Source: Reuters

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