|TYCHO OTTESEN BRAHE|
|Scania, Denmark (1546 - 1601)|
Tycho Brahe was a Danish nobleman famed for his accurate and comprehensive astronomical and planetary observations. Hailing from Scania, then part of Denmark, now part of modern-day Sweden, Brahe was well known in his lifetime as an astronomer and alchemist.
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Salisbury Journal - December 15, 2009Stonehenge, UK — A free exhibition and tours of Stonehenge led by experts will mark the end of the International Year of Astronomy this week.
This is Wiltshire - December 15, 2009Stonehenge, UK — In a fitting finale for the International Year of Astronomy (IYA 2009), astronomers and archaeologists will celebrate the five millennia of astronomical heritage at Stonehenge,
The Times of India - December 15, 2009Nagpur, INDIA — Raman Science Centre will be conducting 'Snap the vibrant universe', a contest to mark the international year of astronomy, for astrophotography lovers, including students (above 13 years), teachers and individuals.
Pekin Daily Times - December 14, 2009Pekin, ILLINOIS — Scott Altman and one of his crew members from the STS-125 mission to repair the Hubble space telescope are making appearances in Europe this week on behalf of NASA, according to Scott’s parents, Fred and Sharon Altman.
Barcelona Reporter - December 13, 2009Barcelona, SPAIN — Most amateur stargazers huddle by the fireplace in December, when the Geminids rain debris above the Earth's atmosphere.
Guardian News - December 13, 2009London, ENGLAND — I read about the death of Professor Sam Okoye Black Africa's first Ph.D. in Radio Astronomy.
The Times of India - December 13, 2009GLOBAL — On New Year's eve, look skywards for that ‘once-in-a-Blue-Moon’ feeling.
The Hindu - December 13, 2009Bangalore, INDIA — Art and science have always been considered disparate entities. Very different fields operating on distinctly different parameters.
Discover Magazine - December 13, 2009USA — Great news, everyone! The 365 Days of Astronomy citizen podcast will go on for at least another year!
DCist - December 13, 2009Washington, DC — We were tempted to recycle last week's column for this week's, but instead we'll just give you a link and say: Geminids!
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