Two years after being exhumed, chemical analyses of the corpse of 16th-century astronomer Tycho Brahe conclusively show that rumors of his murder are unfounded.
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Tycho Brahe Died from Pee, Not Poison
Megan Gannon, News Editor
Date: 16 November 2012 Time: 11:44 AM ET
|This is a watercolour of Tycho Brahe from around 1600 as he looked shortly before his death. His bushy mustache and slightly deformed nose with its prosthesis are visible. Both have been analyzed by the research team. |
Separately, tests revealed that Brahe's famously "silver" prosthetic nose was actually made out of brass.
Born in Denmark in 1546, Brahe served as an astronomer for the Danish king before settling in Prague in the court of Holy Roman Emperor Rudolph II. Brahe is known for making the most accurate measurements of stars and planets without the aid of a telescope, proving that comets are objects in space and not in Earth's atmosphere, and hiring the not-yet-famous German astronomer Johannes Kepler as his assistant.
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