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August 21, 1560

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1560, 14 year old Tycho Brahe of Denmark received his first telescope and became interested in astronomy. Tycho Brahe was known during his lifetime as an astronomer and alchemist and for his exact, accurate and comprehensive astronomical and planetary observations. Also on the August 21, 1560, Tycho Brahe became … Continue reading

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November 15, 2010

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2010, scientists converged in Prague to exhume the remains of the 16th century astronomer bad-boy Tycho Brahe in an effort to solve the mystery of his sudden death. When he died in 1601, it was believed that his bladder had burst due to the copious amounts of alcoholic beverages … Continue reading

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