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n.1.See Maslin.
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In a letter addressed to his astronomy teacher, Michael Mastlin, Kepler (1597) explained that ...
They were rooted in the teachings of his church, particularly as they were mediated by the writings of Luther and Melanchthon and the teachings of mentors like Michael Mastlin and Jakob Heerbrand.
(33) Letter to Michael Mastlin, 9 April 1597; Gesammelte Werke, 13:27; ET from Holton, Thematic Origins of Scientific Thought, 84; rev.
In 1610, shortly after Galileo published his Sidereal Messenger, which heralded his first astronomical observations made with a telescope, Johannes Kepler printed a response in which he credited his teacher, Michael Mastlin (1550-1631), with explaining earthshine.
Since Crusius had translated a series of Jakob Andreae's sermons, it was natural for the young student to gravitate toward him.(22) Most of the theologians Andreae encountered were orthodox Lutherans: Johann Georg Sigwart (1554-1618), Matthias Hafenreffer (1561-1619), Andreas Osiander, chancellor of the university (1562-1617), and Michael Schaefer (1573-1608).(23) In addition, Andreae developed an interest in mathematics and astronomy under Michael Mastlin (1550-1631) - who had been Kepler's teacher - keen enough to have published Collectaneorum mathematicorum decades XI (Tubingen, 1614), a kind of textbook that illustrated the branches of mathematics.