- n Danish astronomer whose observations of the planets provided the basis for Kepler's laws of planetary motion (1546-1601)
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(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.
Jan. 23, 2014 - The Inquirer and Mirror