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TYCHO & KEPLER: The Unlikely Partnership That Forever Changed Our Understanding of the Heavens

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Science writer Ferguson (Measuring the Universe, 1999, etc.) fully illuminates a 17th-century collaboration that launched a true understanding of the solar system.At their first meeting in 1600 in Prague, Danish nobleman Tycho Brahe was 53, German mathematician and teacher Johannes Kepler just 28. Brahe was a renowned "naked eye" astronomer, having observed and accumulated data on planetary ... Read full review

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Review: Tycho and Kepler: The Unlikely Partnership That Forever Changed Our Understanding of the Heavens

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(read in Swedish) Interesting enough, getting some bio on Brahe and Kepler. Not too much of a partnership however, and that's the "story's" climax, so to say. The takeaway is that Kepler worked out ... Read full review

Review: Tycho and Kepler: The Unlikely Partnership That Forever Changed Our Understanding of the Heavens

User Review  - Petter Wolff - Goodreads

(read in Swedish) Interesting enough, getting some bio on Brahe and Kepler. Not too much of a partnership however, and that's the "story's" climax, so to say. The takeaway is that Kepler worked out ... Read full review

Review: Tycho and Kepler: The Unlikely Partnership That Forever Changed Our Understanding of the Heavens

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Excellent book that not only traces the careers of both astronomers, but especially examines their work together, and the existing tensions. I especially appreciated Ferguson's treatment of Kepler's thinking process. Read full review

Review: Tycho and Kepler: The Unlikely Partnership That Forever Changed Our Understanding of the Heavens

User Review  - Garry Geer - Goodreads

Excellent book that not only traces the careers of both astronomers, but especially examines their work together, and the existing tensions. I especially appreciated Ferguson's treatment of Kepler's thinking process. Read full review

Review: Tycho and Kepler: The Unlikely Partnership That Forever Changed Our Understanding of the Heavens

User Review  - Goodreads

With the mathematical and astronomical parts explained very well, the biographical parts feel tedious. Even worse your expetations from the title of the dramatized partnership won't be fullfiled since the book spends only little time with the actual partnership of the two famous astronomers. Read full review

Review: Tycho and Kepler: The Unlikely Partnership That Forever Changed Our Understanding of the Heavens

User Review  - Tomas Hruby - Goodreads

With the mathematical and astronomical parts explained very well, the biographical parts feel tedious. Even worse your expetations from the title of the dramatized partnership won't be fullfiled since the book spends only little time with the actual partnership of the two famous astronomers. Read full review

Review: Tycho and Kepler: The Unlikely Partnership That Forever Changed Our Understanding of the Heavens

User Review  - Tlaura - Goodreads

This is a good book. I enjoyed the early parts about Tycho Brahe's life more than the later parts about Kepler, but that's mainly because I've already read two biographies, two novels, and a metric ... Read full review

Review: Tycho and Kepler: The Unlikely Partnership That Forever Changed Our Understanding of the Heavens

User Review  - Goodreads

Ferguson is certainly one of the favorites of mine, her way of describing times long passed with readable and enjoyable vibe is quite extraordinary. I did enjoyed her Hawking book bit more then this ... Read full review

Review: Tycho and Kepler: The Unlikely Partnership That Forever Changed Our Understanding of the Heavens

User Review  - Retrovold - Goodreads

Ferguson is certainly one of the favorites of mine, her way of describing times long passed with readable and enjoyable vibe is quite extraordinary. I did enjoyed her Hawking book bit more then this ... Read full review

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