Here’s tonight’s Final Jeopardy answer and question for Friday, February 24, 2017:
Final Jeopardy! category: 17TH CENTURY GERMANS
Final Jeopardy! clue/answer: Astronomer who began his epitaph, “I used to measure the heavens, now I shall measure the shadows of Earth”
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Viraj Mehta, a junior at Stanford University from Austin, Texas (Yesterday’s total: $8,482)
||Gary Tse, a freshman at the United States Naval Academy from Ellicott City, Maryland (Yesterday’s total: $24,945)
||Lilly Chin, a senior at M.I.T. from Decatur, Georgia (Yesterday’s total: $20,400)
Remember, this is a two-day total-point affair; today’s scores get added to yesterday’s to determine the tournament champion!
Who is Johannes Kepler?
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The epitaph concluded: “The mind belonged to heaven, the body’s shadow lies here.”
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