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Tycho Brahe Wasn’t Poisoned
2012-11-15 22:24:07

Scientists have determined that the 16th-Century Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe most likely was not poisoned after all.

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2010-11-15 07:35:00

A team of scientists from around the world has exhumed the remains of a famous 16th century Danish astronomer in the hopes of determining, once and for all, the cause of his sudden death.

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2010-08-30 14:21:18

Denmark's first privately built rocket launch has been postponed to Thursday because of weather conditions, according to one of its builders.

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2008-12-04 07:10:00

Scientists believe they have finally found what Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe saw in the heavens over 400 years ago.


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Tycho Brahe -- Tycho Brahe (December 14, 1546 - October 24, 1601) was a Danish astronomer. He had Uraniborg built; which become an early "research institute". For purposes of publication, Tycho owned a printing press and paper mill. His best known assistant was Kepler. Tycho realized that progress in the science of astronomy could be achieved, not by occasional haphazard observations, but only by systematic and rigorous observation, night after night, and by using instruments of the...

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