Old Kepler On Reading His Young Work

I myself, a professional mathematician, on re-reading my own work find it strains my mental powers to recall to mind from the figures the meanings of the demonstrations, meanings which I myself originally put into the figures and the text from my mind. But when I attempt to remedy the obscurity of the material by putting in extra words, I see myself falling into the opposite fault of becoming chatty in something mathematical.


He has a hard time understanding them, but when he tries to work in easier explanations, he finds himself being verbose.

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 New astronomy
Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Kepler , Johannes (1992), New astronomy, Cambridge Univ Pr, Retrieved on 2012-06-07
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