Brahe, Tycho

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Published: 01 February 2004
The Canadian Mineralogist (2004) 42 (1): 210-211.
... graduated, receiving his M.D. from the University of Leiden some years later), he excelled at anatomy, and by the age of 21, had become recognized for his outstanding dissections. He was influenced by a fellow Danish scientist, the meticulous astronomer Tycho Brahe, who ceaselessly stressed the importance...
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Published: 01 August 2015
American Mineralogist (2015) 100 (8-9): 1657-1658.
... stars can appear to have a measurable diameter, and Tycho Brahe, the greatest astronomer of that age, made precisely such measurements. Second, even Copernicus recognized that stars exhibited no parallax when viewed at different times of the year. Copernicus argued that the diameter of his proposed...
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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 April 2018
Elements (2018) 14 (2): 83-86.
..., the so-called “vermin of the heavens”, see the “Asteroids” issue of Elements (February 2014). The unprecedented planetary observation campaign by Danish nobleman and astronomer Tycho Brahe (1546?–1601) provided the first clear demonstration that the horizontal parallax of comet C/1577 VI...
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Journal: Geology
Published: 01 March 2010
Geology (2010) 38 (3): 231-234.
... (1643–1727). In addition to Copernicus and Newton, this revolution is usually associated with the names of the astronomical observer Tycho Brahe (1546–1601), the mathematical analyst Johannes Kepler (1571–1630), the experimentalist and observer Galileo Galilei (1564–1642), and sometimes the visionary...
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1130/2006.2411(05)
...) tend to be regarded as “primitive” and “organic” or simply ignored. Moreover, Kircher's cosmology was based on scholastic Aristotelian doctrines and the eclectic system of Tycho Brahe. Thus, we can easily understand why the Cartesian Steno criticized Kircher's theory of Earth. Figure 2. Portrait...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2002.192.01.11
EISBN: 9781862394407
... in the history of cartography, and their work undoubtedly contributed to the eventual grand change in geological theory that occurred in the 1960s. Perhaps one might say that Heezen and Tharp were (together) the Tycho Brahe of the Earth sciences revolution, providing essential empirical information...
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Series: European Mineralogical Union Notes in Mineralogy
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1180/EMU-notes.12.11
EISBN: 9780903056366
... or extant life, be this terrestrial or extraterrestrial? In any discussion of historical astrobiology, the accepted starting point is the Renaissance astronomers Tycho Brahe, who made the finest pre-telescopic observations of Mars in 1580, and Giordano Bruno, who postulated that human beings could exist...
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Published: 01 March 2007
South African Journal of Geology (2007) 110 (1): 1-46.
... and, at times, offensive debate is by no means dead. Copernicus’ revolution had set the ball rolling, and several other eminent astronomers and mathematicians took it up. One of them was Tycho Brahe (1546 to 1601), who promoted a hypothesis that suggested that the planets rotated around the Sun (indeed...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2002.192.01.02
EISBN: 9781862394407
... suggests that they were the geological equivalents of Tycho Brahe in the Copernican Revolution. They provided essential empirical information, but for them it led to what is (according to the present consensus) an erroneous theory. Cherry Lewis, known among geologists for her work on fission-track...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1144/SP375.26
EISBN: 9781862396432
... with a dedication to Christian IV and a celestial globe with a small portrait of Tycho Brahe (1546–1601), who had been Blaeu’s teacher on the island of Hven in Denmark ( Friis 1909 ). Among the King’s many practical initiatives and undertakings were the modernization of the mapping of Denmark and the exploration...