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February 23, 2008

Oh my nose!

devadutta @ 11:38 am, GMT +0000 ( 1203766709 ) Play

Identify this teacher-assistant pair who are well known for their contribution to astronomy.

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Hint: Let’s call the guy to the right 1 and the one to the left 2. 2 was 1’s assistant and after 1 died, 2 used data collected by 1 and derived some very important stuff in astronomy.

Cracked by: Poornima , madhur , bobo , nishansolo , duriel , shenoyvarun86 , Tathagata Chatterjee , teju , varuns88 , quantumfoammakesmeroamakhi , Dibyo , Srikanth , shashank , Arun Warrier , yaksha and Shreyas.

Answer:

Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler.Third sitter in a row :)


18 Responses to “Oh my nose!”

  1. Poornima

    Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler!


  2. madhur
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    Monument of Tycho Brahe(teacher) and Johannes Kepler(assistant) in Prague, Czechia

    Kepler used Tycho’s data to work on his Astronomia Nova and Harmonices Mundi which comprised derivation and formulation of the laws of planetary motion in the Solar System.


  3. brahe, kepler.


  4. nishansolo

    Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler.


  5. duriel
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    1
    2

    Tycho Brahe was the “teacher”
    Kepler was the “assistant”

    ps: even though you have blurred it in the actual image, on the bb page, the small image has more easy to read text.


  6. duriel
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    1
    2

    “Oh my nose:”
    Tycho lost his nose in a duel. He wore a fake nose made of Gold and silver (sometimes copper).


  7. 1=Tycho Brahe
    2=Johannes Kepler

    OMG What a cuprous nose!!


  8. Tathagata Chatterjee
    1

    1) Tycho Brahe ( the teacher)
    2) Johannes Kepler ( the assistant)

    Regards,
    Tathagata Chatterjee


  9. piezocake

    Plato/Aristotle ?


  10. teju
    1

    Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler..
    Could make out the name from the picture itself.


  11. varuns88
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    Real sitter..
    Tycho Brahe n Johannes Kepler..


  12. akhi
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    1

    debrahe and kepler :)


  13. Dibyo
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    14
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    1. Tycho Brahe
    2. Johannes Kepler

    In the order inscribed on the pedestal


  14. Srikanth

    1-Tycho Brahe
    2-Johannes Kepler


  15. 1. Tycho Brahe
    2. Johannes Kepler


  16. Arun Warrier

    1-tycho brahe and 2-kepler


  17. yaksha
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    Monument of Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler in Prague

    hint: tycho lost his nose while arguing with his counter part that he was right


  18. Shreyas

    Johannes Kepler and Tycho Brahe?


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