The father of observational Astronomy
Impact on today
Tycho's moose drank beer out of a bowl, fell down stairs breaking his neck. He later died because the doctor couldn't save him.
Tycho's uncle, Steen Bille created the first paper mill and glass works in the country.
Tycho had a rapier fight with his cousin, Manderup Parsberg over who was the better mathematician and Tycho got his nose cut off. He got an artificial nose made for him.
Gow, Mary. Tycho Brahe. 18 vols. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow, 2008. Print. Great minds of science.
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