First published in 1890, this biography of the last of the naked-eye astronomers remained definitive for over a century. Dreyer sets out to illuminate not simply the life of his subject, but also the lives and work of Brahe's contemporaries and the progress of science in the sixteenth century.... the site of Tychoa#39;s paper-mill to his old home at Knudstrup, from whence it was later brought to the museum at Lund. ... Parts of the foundation walls and some slight remains of the laboratory were also unearthed. ... They give a rude diagram showing the ramparts, with a hole filled with water in the middle ; also the site ofanbsp;...
|Author||:||John Louis Emil Dreyer|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2014-02-13|