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Brahe

 (brä, brä′hē, brä′ə), Tycho 1546-1601.
Danish astronomer whose accurate astronomical observations formed the basis for Johannes Kepler's laws of planetary motion.

Brahe

(brɑː; ˈbrɑːhɪ; Danish ˈbraːə)
n
(Biography) Tycho (ˈtyːço). 1546–1601, Danish astronomer, who designed and constructed instruments that he used to plot accurately the positions of the planets, sun, moon, and stars

Brahe

(brɑ, ˈbrɑ hi)

n.
Ty•cho (ˈti koʊ) 1546–1601, Danish astronomer.
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down to that of Copernicus in the fifteenth and Tycho Brahe in the sixteenth century A.
This Copernicus forms the most important of the radiating system, situated in the southern hemisphere, according to Tycho Brahe.
A star was discovered by Tycho Brahe which appeared suddenly in the heavens - attained, in a few days, a brilliancy surpassing that of Jupiter - then as suddenly disappeared, and has never been seen since.
Science writers and astronomy scholars provide an introduction to astronomy and its discoveries about space, time, and the physics of the cosmos, detailing the history of the subject from ancient speculations about the nature of the universe, to the Copernican revolution, to the rise of astrophysics, to the theory of relativity, to theories about dark energy and cosmic expansion, including technological breakthroughs like GalileoAEs telescope; the first person on the moon; discoveries about gravity, planets, nebulae, stars, the Big Bang, and black holes; and the contributions of key astronomers like Copernicus, Tycho Brahe, and Edwin Hubble.
Teatro dentro del teatro, la obra de Villoro nos pone una trampa a los teatrofilos: parece que veremos una confrontacion entre los astronomos Johannes Kepler y Tycho Brahe en el ano de 1600, pero no sera solo eso; quiza lo mas importante de La desobediencia de Marte es el que el dramaturgo desista de su--excelente, indudablemente--dicotomia dialogica por el poder entre los dos astronomos, para abrirse al drama del teatro.
Johannes Kepler y Tycho Brahe, dos hombres renacentistas que marcaron el curso del conocimiento de los astros y que siendo contemporaneos mantuvieron, siempre, una rivalidad.
Australia is a highly sophisticated and demanding advertising market, located within an extremely fast-growing region, said Lachlan Brahe, comScore Vice President, Australia and New Zealand.
Riccioli, like Tycho Brahe before him, argued therefore that if Copernicus was right, then the observed stars' diameters must exceed the diameter of Earth's solar orbit--and in some cases those of Jupiter and Saturn--an observational and mathematical inference that entails a reductio ad absurdum.
Denmark's largest dome theater is named after the Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe, who lived in the 16th century.
He also determined the length of the sidereal year to within 25 seconds, and measured Earth's axial tilt more accurately than either Nicolaus Copernicus or Tycho Brahe.
And modern science's birth required a trigger, a good candidate being the supernova observed by Tycho Brahe in 1572.
Famously portrayed as a sleepwalking genius who stumbled upon modern science (Arthur Koestler, The Watershed: A Biography of Johannes Kepler [New York; Doubleday, 1960]), Kepler has also been fabulously slandered as an astronomer assassin who poisoned Tycho Brahe to seize his "massive store of planetary observations" (Joshua Gilder and Anne-Lee Gilder, Heavenly Intrigue: Johannes Kepler, Tycho Brahe, and the Murder Behind One of History's Greatest Scientific Discoveries [New York: Doubleday, 2004]).