The Lord of Uraniborg: A Biography of Tycho Brahe

  • Publish Date: 2007-02-26
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Victor E. Thoren
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The Lord of Uraniborg is a comprehensive biography of Tycho Brahe, father of modern astronomy, famed alchemist and littrateur of the sixteenth-century Danish Renaissance. Written in a lively and engaging style, Victor Thoren's biography offers interesting perspectives on Tycho's life and presents alternative analyses of virtually every aspect of his scientific work. A range of readers interested in astronomy, history of astronomy and the history of science will find this book fascinating.