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Definition(s):

  • (n) Danish astronomer whose observations of the planets provided the basis for Kepler's laws of planetary motion (1546-1601)

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  • Nantucket's Newspaper Since 1821

    (Jan. 23, 2014) The universe is a weird and wonderful place that’s full of surprises. Here are 10 things you might not know about the cosmos: 1. Sixteenth-century Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe, whose observations of the motions of the planets played a key role in the history of astronomy, had a nose made of silver and gold because his real nose was cut off in a sword fight.
    on January 23, 2014     Source: The Inquirer and Mirror

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  • "Mr. Brahe betrayed the trust of his employer and the trust of his customers when he abused his position to fatten his own wallet," Rice said.
    on Aug 7, 2008 By: Kathleen Rice Source: United Press International

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