Tycho Brahe: A Picture of Scientific Life and Work in the Sixteenth Century 1890

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Kessinger Publishing, Jan 1, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 432 pages
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This volume attempts to add another link to the chain of works illustrating the birth of modern astronomy, by reviewing the life and work of Tycho Brahe, the reformer of observational astronomy. Contents: The Revival of Astronomy in Europe; Tycho Brahe's Youth; The New Star of 1572; Tycho's Oration on Astrology and his travels in 1575; Island of Hveen; Tycho's Life at Hveen; Tycho's Book on the Comet of 1577; Further Work on the Star of 1572; Last years at Hveen; Tycho's Life from his leaving Hveen until his arrival at Prague; Tycho Brahe in Bohemia; Scientific Achievements. Illustrated.

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