Tycho Brahe, the Scandalous Astronomer - Dan Wenkel

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published on 25 March 2021
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If you think scientists lead boring, monotonous lives, you must not know about Tycho Brahe. The 16th Century CE astronomer who accurately predicted planetary motion led quite a dramatic life — complete with a kidnapping, a sword duel and even a clairvoyant dwarf. Dan Wenkel dives into the history behind this sensational scientist, explaining how he continued to inspire intrigue even after his death.

Lesson by Dan Wenkel, animation by Andrew Nam.

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