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The Lord of Uraniborg : a biography of Tycho Brahe

Author: Victor E Thoren; J R Christianson
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Named Person: Tycho Brahe; Tycho Brahe; Tycho Brahe; Tycho Brahe
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Victor E Thoren; J R Christianson
ISBN: 0521351588 9780521351584
OCLC Number: 21116731
Description: xi, 523 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. A noble humanist --
2. The new star --
3. Becoming a professional --
4. The first years on Hven: 1576-1579 --
5. Urania's castle --
6. The flowering of Uraniborg --
7. First renovations: the solar theory --
8. The tychonic system of the world --
9. High tide: 1586-1591 --
10. The theory of the motion of the moon --
11. The last years at Uraniborg --
12. Exile --
13. A home away from home?
Responsibility: Victor E. Thoren ; with contributions by John R. Christianson.
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