ReviewTycho Brahe: emperor of Hven and the heavens
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2007/09/01 Review article DOI: 10.1016/j.endeavour.2007.07.006
Although the Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe reacted against Copernicus by restoring the earth to the centre of the cosmos, he built sophisticated instruments to compile massive sets of accurate data. A skilled self-publicist, he commissioned portraits of himself as he established a new type of astronomical research.
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