Research of Danish astronomer's remains completed





Scientists have concluded taking samples of the remains of Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe that they hope could help them shed light on his sudden death more than 400 years ago.

On Monday, an international team opened his tomb in the Church of Our Lady Before Tyn near Prague's Old Town Square, where Brahe has been buried since 1601 to lifted a tin box like a child's coffin in which Brahe's remains were placed after the only previous exhumation, in 1901.

Jens Vellev, a professor of medieval archaeology at Aarhus University, Denmark said Thursday the scientists got more than they hoped for....



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