Tycho Brahe

Tycho Brahe

Pioneer of Astronomy

Book - 2008
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Tycho Brahe was an eccentric Danish astronomer in the 1500s. Growing up in the wealthy home of his uncle, he was provided with the freedom to pursue his ambitions in life. While attending college, Tycho viewed a solar eclipse, which scholars had predicted would happen. He was fascinated that science could predict such phenomenal events, and he devoted much of his time to studying the heavens. Using modern instruments and techniques to measure the positions of the stars and the movements of the planets, Brahe revolutionized the way astronomers viewed the night sky.
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Compass Point Books, c2008.
ISBN: 9780756533090
Branch Call Number: j B BRAHE T
Characteristics: 112 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.


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