American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Brahe, Tycho 1546-1601. Danish astronomer whose accurate astronomical observations formed the basis for Johannes Kepler's laws of planetary motion.
- n. Danish astronomer whose observations of the planets provided the basis for Kepler's laws of planetary motion (1546-1601)
“He left one of his men, called Brahe, and three assistants, with six camels and twelve horses, giving them instructions to remain for three months; and if within that time he did not return, they might consider him lost, and would then be at liberty to return to Menindie.”
“The works of Copernikus, Tycho Brahe, Johannes Kepler were not popular with Christians.”
“It's thanks to the position of the moon and so the shadow of it is very small," said Niclas Henricson, head of the Tycho Brahe observatory in southern Sweden.”
“Intellectual giants like Johannes Kepler considered by many to be the father of modern astronomy, Copernicus, Tycho Brahe, Carl Jung, Benjamin Franklin and Sir Isaac Newton were all aware of these two anomalies in Astrology.”
“It's thanks to the position of the moon and so the shadow of it is very small, said Niclas Henricson, head of the Tycho Brahe observatory in southern Sweden.”
“And Tycho Brahe, the most famous astronomer of his day (16th century) was known to have lost the tip of his nose, from the bridge on, in a duel.”
“Tycho Brahe was certainly hooked on geocentrism, as demonstrated by your quotation.”
“The trouble would have started when somebody asked Brahe to **actually support and defend** the highlighted statement, using the Scriptures themselves.”
“Born in 1546 at his family's ancestral castle, Brahe, a Dane, was in Prague in 1601 at the invitation of the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolph II, having had a disagreement with the Danish king and leaving his scientific observatory on the island of Hven.”
“On Monday, an international team of scientists opened his tomb in the Church of Our Lady Before Tyn near Prague's Old Town Square, where Brahe has been buried since 1601.”
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