Acta Historica Astronomiae Vol. 16

 

John Robert Christianson, Alena Hadravová, Petr Hadrava and Martin Šolc (Eds.)

Tycho Brahe and Prague: Crossroads of European Science

Proceedings of the International Symposium on the History of Science in the Rudolphine Period, Prague, 22 – 25 October 2001


On the occasion of the 400th anniversary of Tycho Brahe's death (Prague, October 24, 1601) an international symposium "Tycho Brahe and Prague: Crossroads of European Science" has been organized by the Research Centre for the History of Sciences and Humanities (founded by Charles University and the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic) in Prague from October 22 to 25, 2001. This volume contains the proceedings of the symposium. Thirty-seven contributions dealing with the life and work of Tycho Brahe, the astronomy from the 15th to the 17th century as well as the aspects of Rudolphine Prague as the center of scientific and intellectual life were written by prominent specialists from eleven countries.

 

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Bibliographical details:

John Robert Christianson, Alena Hadravová, Petr Hadrava and Martin Šolc (Eds.): Tycho Brahe and Prague: Crossroads of European Science. Proceedings of the International Symposium on the History of Science in the Rudolphine Period, Prague, 22 – 25 October 2001 (Acta Historica Astronomiae ; 16). Frankfurt am Main : Verlag Harri Deutsch, 2002, 392 S., ISBN 3-8171-1687-X, numerous figures, 15 x 21 cm, paperback; out of print.

Published in December 2002.


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