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Joshua Gilder & Anne-Lee Gilder

Originally posted July 2004

Heavenly Intrigue

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Tycho Brahe was the most prominent astronomer of 16th century Europe, an aristocrat who designed and built the world's finest observatory. Johannes Kepler was his young assistant -- but today it's Kepler who's most renowned for his contributions to the field, not Brahe. Now a book by Joshua and Anne-Lee Gilder casts their relationship in a startling new light -- including the allegation that Kepler may have actually poisoned Brahe.

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