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Historical Astronomers in Context

Tycho Brahe – Born December 14, 1546; Died October 24, 1601 Tycho Brahe was important to astronomy, because he witnessed a supernova and through that he rejected the Aristotelian belief that the celestial realm was unchanging. During the period that Tycho Brahe was alive the Renaissance was going on. This was a period starting in […] Continue reading

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