skip to content
The nobleman and his housedog : Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler : the strange partnership that revolutionised science Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The nobleman and his housedog : Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler : the strange partnership that revolutionised science

Author: Kitty Ferguson
Publisher: London : Review, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

The meeting of Kepler and Brahe in Prague in 1600 led to an extraordinary, if uneasy, alliance which eventually resulted in a huge leap forward in the understanding of astronomy. This book tells the  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Tycho Brahe; Johannes Kepler; Tycho Brahe; Tycho Brahe; Johannes Kepler; Tycho Brahe; Johannes Kepler
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kitty Ferguson
ISBN: 0747270228 9780747270225
OCLC Number: 48680538
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 372 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Map: Tycho's Denmark --
Map: Tycho's and Kepler's Europe --
1. Legacies --
2. Aristocrat by Birth, Astronomer by Nature --
3. Behaviour Unbecoming a Nobleman --
4. Having the Best of Several Universes --
5. The Isle of Hven --
6. Worlds Apart --
7. A Palace Observatory --
8. Adelberg, Maulbronn, Uraniborg --
9. Contriving Immortality --
10. The Undermining of Human Endeavour --
11. Years of Discontent --
12. Geometry's Universe --
13. Divine Right and Earthly Machination --
14. Converging Paths --
15. Contact --
16. Prague Opens Her Arms --
17. A Disfunctional Collaboration --
18. 'Let me not seem to have lived in vain' --
19. The Best of Times --
20. Astronomia nova --
21. The Wheel of Fortune Creaks Around --
22. An Unlikely Harmony --
23. Measuring the Shadows --
App. 1. Angular Distance --
App. 2. The Vocabulary of Tycho's and Kepler's Astronomy.
Other Titles: Tycho & Kepler
Responsibility: Kitty Ferguson.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

The story of the alliance between 16th century astronomers Johannes Kepler and Tycho Brahe which resulted in a huge leap forward in the understanding of astronomy.

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48680538> # The nobleman and his housedog : Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler : the strange partnership that revolutionised science
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "48680538" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6079639#Topic/astronomers_denmark> ; # Astronomers--Denmark
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210272> ; # Germany.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6079639#Person/brahe_tycho> ; # Tycho Brahe
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6079639#Person/kepler_johannes> ; # Johannes Kepler
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6079639#Topic/astronomers_germany> ; # Astronomers--Germany
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/520.922/e21/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/986848> ; # Kepler's laws
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/819629> ; # Astronomers
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/73850627> ; # Tycho Brahe
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6079639#Topic/sterrenkunde> ; # Sterrenkunde
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204558> ; # Denmark.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1065120> ; # Planetary theory
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/41842150> ; # Johannes Kepler
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6079639#Person/brahe_tycho_1546_1601> ; # Tycho Brahe
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6079639#Person/kepler_johannes_1571_1630> ; # Johannes Kepler
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/49339523> ; # Kitty Ferguson
   schema:datePublished "2002" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/6079639> ; # Tycho & Kepler
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "The nobleman and his housedog : Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler : the strange partnership that revolutionised science"@en ;
   schema:productID "48680538" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/48680538#PublicationEvent/london_review_2002> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6079639#Agent/review> ; # Review
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780747270225> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA2Z7123> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://d-nb.info/972200010> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/48680538> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6079639#Person/brahe_tycho> # Tycho Brahe
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Brahe" ;
   schema:givenName "Tycho" ;
   schema:name "Tycho Brahe" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6079639#Person/brahe_tycho_1546_1601> # Tycho Brahe
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1546" ;
   schema:deathDate "1601" ;
   schema:familyName "Brahe" ;
   schema:givenName "Tycho" ;
   schema:name "Tycho Brahe" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6079639#Person/kepler_johannes> # Johannes Kepler
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Kepler" ;
   schema:givenName "Johannes" ;
   schema:name "Johannes Kepler" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6079639#Person/kepler_johannes_1571_1630> # Johannes Kepler
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1571" ;
   schema:deathDate "1630" ;
   schema:familyName "Kepler" ;
   schema:givenName "Johannes" ;
   schema:name "Johannes Kepler" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1065120> # Planetary theory
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Planetary theory"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204558> # Denmark.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Denmark." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210272> # Germany.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Germany." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/819629> # Astronomers
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Astronomers"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/986848> # Kepler's laws
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Kepler's laws"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/41842150> # Johannes Kepler
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1571" ;
   schema:deathDate "1630" ;
   schema:familyName "Kepler" ;
   schema:givenName "Johannes" ;
   schema:name "Johannes Kepler" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/49339523> # Kitty Ferguson
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Ferguson" ;
   schema:givenName "Kitty" ;
   schema:name "Kitty Ferguson" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/73850627> # Tycho Brahe
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1546" ;
   schema:deathDate "1601" ;
   schema:familyName "Brahe" ;
   schema:givenName "Tycho" ;
   schema:name "Tycho Brahe" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/6079639> # Tycho & Kepler
   schema:name "Tycho & Kepler" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780747270225>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0747270228" ;
   schema:isbn "9780747270225" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/48680538>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48680538> ; # The nobleman and his housedog : Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler : the strange partnership that revolutionised science
   schema:dateModified "2017-04-02" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.