Further to the Tycho Brahe post:
peevishinsomniac said: had you heard about this: http://hnn.us/articles/did-johannes-kepler-murder-tycho-brahe
I wasn’t aware of it no, but it’s an intriguing read regarding the suspicious nature of Tycho’s death, if anyone’s interested. Tycho is quickly shaping up to be one of my favourite little oddments in history!
Thanks for letting me know about this!