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Tycho and Kepler Tycho and Kepler is a detailed biography of Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler, covering both their personal lives and their scientific careers It s arranged in chronological order, smoothly transitioning between the two scientists I liked this format a lot because it made it so easy to see how their lives related to one another There was actually quite a lot of personal drama, although it was mostly presented an impersonal manner enough so that I really want to read some historical fiction no Tycho and Kepler is a detailed biography of Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler, covering both their personal lives and their scientific careers It s arranged in chronological order, s As some of the other reviewers said, this book is mainly about Tycho Brahe, with Kepler playing asupporting role That s fine by me since Tycho is one of the most fascinating historical characters I can think of The book was a real page turner Ferguson is a great On His Deathbed In 1601, The Danish Nobleman And Greatest Naked Eye Astronomer, Tycho Brahe, Begged His Young Colleague, Johannes Kepler, Let Me Not Seem To Have Lived In Vain For Than Thirty Years Mostly In His Native Denmark And Then In Prague Under The Patronage Of The Holy Roman Emperor, Rudolph II Tycho Had Meticulously Observed The Movements Of The Planets And The Positions Of The Stars From These Observations He Developed His Tychonic System Of The Universe A Highly Original, If Incorrect, Scheme That Attempted To Reconcile The Ancient Belief That The Earth Stood Still With Nicolaus Copernicus S Revolutionary Rearrangement Of The Solar System Some Fifty Years Earlier Tycho Knew That Kepler, The Brilliant Young Mathematician He Had Engaged To Interpret His Findings, Believed In Copernicus S Arrangement, In Which All The Planets Circled The Sun And He Was Afraid His System The Product Of A Lifetime Of Effort To Explain How The Universe Worked Would Be Abandoned.In Point Of Fact, It Was From His Study Of Tycho S Observations Came Kepler S Stunning Three Laws Of Planetary Motion Ever Since The Cornerstone Of Cosmology And Our Understanding Of The Heavens Yet, As Kitty Ferguson Reveals, Neither Of These Giant Figures Would Have His Reputation Today Without The Other The Story Of How Their Lives And Talents Were Fatefully Intertwined Is One Of The Memorable Sagas In The Long History Of Science.Set In A Singularly Turbulent And Colorful Era In European History, At The Turning Point When Medieval Gave Way To Modern, Tycho Kepler Is Both A Highly Original Dual Biography And A Masterful Recreation Of How Science Advances From Tycho S Fabulous Uraniborg Observatory On An Island Off The Danish Coast To The Court Of The Holy Roman Emperor, Rudolph II From The Religious Conflict Of The Thirty Years War That Rocked All Of Europe To Kepler S Extraordinary Leaps Of Understanding, Ferguson Recounts A Fascinating Interplay Of Science And Religion, Politics And Personality Her Insights Recolor The Established Characters Of Tycho And Kepler, And Her Book Opens A Rich Window Onto Our Place In The Universe. Tycho Brahe and Johann Kepler, together with Copernicus and Galileo, founded modern astronomy An unusual partnership Danish nobleman and poor scholar, yet both obsessed with the heavens That was the time when casting horoscopes was a still a major duty of astronomers and when alchemy a sideline of Tycho, an obsession of his kinsman Erik Lange drew just as much attention By the late 1500s a great change had begun Copernicus had proposed his heliocentric theory, and before church dogma ent Tycho Brahe and Johann Kepler, together with Copernicus and Galileo, founded modern astronomy An unusual partnership Danish nobleman and poor scholar, yet both obsessed with the heavens That was the time when casting horoscopes was a still a major duty of astronomers and when alchemy a sideline of Tycho, an obsession of his kinsman Erik Lange drew just as much attention By the late 1500s a great change had begun Copernicus had proposed his heliocentric theory, and before church dogma entered the fray, it was viewed seriously, even if no This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here E la biografia di due grandi figure storiche, Tycho Brahe e Johannes Keplero, vissute a cavallo tra il 500 e il 600 Due personaggi tanto distanti e diversi che hanno saputo coniugare le loro ricerche ed hanno in questo modo cambiato il volto dell astronomia.Brahe nasce in una ricca famiglia aristocratica danese, ma destino vuole che venga educato allo studio delle scienze Lotter tutta la vita tra la sua condizione di uomo di cultura e la sua nobilt Un nobile non poteva abbassarsi a sempl E la biografia di due grandi figure storiche, Tycho Brahe e Johannes Keplero, vissute a cavallo tra il 500 e il 600 Due personaggi tanto distanti e diversi che hanno saputo coniugare le loro ricerche ed hanno in questo modo cambiato il volto dell astronomia.Brahe nasce in una ricca famiglia aristocratica danese, ma destino vuo As some of the other reviewers said, this book is mainly about Tycho Brahe, with Kepler playing asupporting role That s fine by me since Tycho is one of the most fascinating historical characters I can think of The book was A well written history of Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler s role in the Scientific Revolution I found this a while ago, but only recently picked it up because the class I was student teaching in was going over the Scientific Revolution.This book covers both the history of Tycho and Kepler separately and together and the ideas they came up with I m not an expert in astronomy or the history of the Scientific Revolution in particular or late Renaissance Europe generally, but I feel like the boo A well written history of Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler s role in the Scientific Revolution I found this a while ago, but only recently picked it up because the class I was student teaching in was going over the Scientific Revolution.This boo This combined biography gives muchdetail on Brahe than Kepler It may be that Brahe s life is better documented than Keplers, nevertheless it was disappointing These men laid the foundations of not only modern astronomy, but were close to the discovery of gravity and inertia They were two of the giants upon whose shoulders Newton said he stood upon.As a personal reaction to their lives, I was somewhat amused to note how much an issue money was to them Brahe s instruments and assistant This combined biography gives muchdetail on Brahe than Kepler It may be that Brahe s life is better documented than Keplers, nevertheless it was disappointing These men laid the foundations of not only modern astronomy, but were close to the discovery of gravity and inertia They were two of the giants upon whose shoulders Newton said he stood upon.As a personal reaction to their lives, I was somewhat amused to note how much an issue money was to them Brahe s instruments and assistants and the build This book should have been called The Story of Tycho Brahe featuring Kepler Kepler plays kind of a bit part in this story Of course, I can t really argue much with that choice, as Tycho s life was farinteresting, even if Kepler s was in many waystragic The addition of Kepler s story though seemed like an interruption or an addition that didn t quite fit the tone of the rest of the book The first 3 4ths of the book dealt with Tycho s life, with glimpses of Kepler, and mainly foc This book should have been called The Story of Tycho Brahe featuring Kepler Kepler plays kind of a bit part in this story Of course, I can t really argue much with that choice, as Tycho s life was farinteresting, even if Kepler s was in many waystragic The addition of Kepler s story though seemed like an interruption or an addition that didn t quite fit the tone of the rest of the book The first 3 4ths of the book dealt with Tycho s life, with glimpses of Kepler, and mainly focusing on biography rather than the specifics of the science although it did get into this to some extent The final 1 4th of the book focusedon Kepler, but the biography to science ratio was reversed It discussed Kepler s work muchthan his life, and after Tycho s death, Tycho was completely erased from the story, which was a bit For anyone with an interest in the development of astronomy from Ptolemy and Copernicus to Brahe, Kepler and Galileo, needs this book in their life Kitty Ferguson expertly navigates the outrageously complex lives of some of the most influential minds in science and explains


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